Chiang Rai Times: Thai Government Seeks to Link Peoples ID to Social Media Accounts

Chiang Rai Times: Thai Government Seeks to Link Peoples ID to Social Media Accounts. “China is widely infamous for its public surveillance tactics and now Thailand’s government wants to take a page out of their playbook. Thai Security agencies and Thailand’s Digital Economy and Society (DES) Ministry are now seeking ways to supervise peoples usage of social media. The Thai government is now considering linking users’ registration on social media platforms with their ID cards, alleging its as a way to combat fake news, illicit content and fraud.”

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