A Thai court on Wednesday convicted a website operator on computer crimes charges for not quickly removing a posting by a blogger deemed offensive to the country’s monarchy.
The Bangkok Criminal Court gave an eight-month suspended jail sentence to Chiranuch Premchaiporn for not respecting a court order to promptly remove the comments from her popular news website, Prachatai. She faced up to 20 years in prison.
Judge Kampol Rungrat told the court that the comments …
Thai Court Gives Suspended Sentence to Web Editor
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