Get your popcorn ready because it's time for the latest showdown between Thailand and technology! In the red corner, we have the primitive authorities attempting to show their might with bumbling rhetoric and illogical thinking. Their opponent, fighting out of the blue corner, is social media, ready to duel with its advanced interface and rapid power.
This battle between old and new comes after a series of delusional developments where Thai officials seem to think they can beat the whole wide world of technology.
This week, The Nation reported that the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) is attempting to take on popular instant messaging app Line by monitoring conversations to see if they break the law or threaten national security. Yes, this plan is already off to a great start considering there are about 15 million Line users in Thailand.
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