YouTube disappears from Thai Internet

April 5, 2007 at 6:11 am 2 comments

David (MindShare, Bangkok) writes:

From today’s Bangkok Post:

Internet users reported on Wednesday that Thai authorities had blocked the popular website YouTube, over an insulting video of His Majesty the King.

youtubedisappears.jpg

Sitthichai Pookaiyaudom, the minister of information and communication technology, told the Reuters news agency he personally ordered a block of the entire site from Thailand after the ministry’s attempts to block the offending page last week failed.

Full story at:

http://www.bangkokpost.net/topstories/topstories.php?id=117871
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/05/business/worldbusiness/05tube.html?ref=technology

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Entry filed under: content, media general, television, thailand.

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