Thailand’s Electoral Commission’s “Cyber E-War Room” Scours Social Media for Computer Law Violations

The monitoring centre, with a signboard reading “E-War Room”, has three rows of computers and stacks of printouts, with half a dozen workers spending eight hours a day searching for violations of the law.

Thailand’s Electoral Commission’s “Cyber E-War Room” Scours Social Media for Computer Law Violations

BANGKOK – In Thailand’s Electoral Commission’s ” E-Cyber War Room”,  security staff scroll through thousands of social media posts, looking for violations of laws restricting political parties’ campaigning on social media that activists say are among the most prohibitive in the world. The monitors are on the look-out for posts that “spread lies, slander candidates, […]