· August, 2013

Stories about Surveillance from August, 2013

In Thailand, Facebook ‘Likes’ Can Land You in Jail

On major chat and social network platforms, law enforcement officials are now monitoring users of keywords including "coup", "monarchy", "drugs", "prostitution", and other terms deemed relevant to national security.

Thailand Wants to Monitor Conversations on LINE App

Government officials would monitor the messaging application to track online threats to national security. LINE has 15 million subscribers in Thailand.

From North to South, the Government is Watching You

While many eyes remain fixed on the surveillance activities of the United States, citizens in Colombia, Mexico, Panama and many other Latin American countries are also at risk of abuses...

Peru: Child Online Protection Bill Could Threaten Free Expression

In an effort to restrict children's ability to access pornography online, the country would adopt a complex content filtering system that could sweep in plenty of legal, age-appropriate content.

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