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Re: Thailand Internet firewall?

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From: "Dobbins, Roland" <rdobbins@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 4 May 2010 16:23:26 +0000
To: NANOG list <nanog@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Thailand Internet firewall?

On May 4, 2010, at 11:03 PM, Drew Weaver wrote:

> Is anyone aware whether or not Thailand has a centralized firewall on Internet access?

Thai SPs are required by law to block sites deemed objectionable by the government of Thailand; common reasons given include lese majeste and/or other materials deemed injurious to 'national security'.

Thailand's Ministry of Information & Computer Technology is the relevant governmental bureau - their Web site may be found here:


As all this sort of thing is considered a sensitive subject in Thailand, it's doubtful you'll get a response, IMHO.

Roland Dobbins <rdobbins@xxxxxxxxx> // <http://www.arbornetworks.com>

    Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice.

                        -- H.L. Mencken

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