Amendment to the Computer Crimes Act & Section 20

Amendment to Thailand’s Computer Crimes Act (CCA) was approved by the legislature in December 2016 and published in the Government Gazette on 24 January 2017, so will officially become law in May 2017. Few laws have attracted so much controversy; more than 300,000 …

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More Government Control Over Online Content?

As reported in the Nation, the Thai legislature is considering possible amendments to Thailand’s Computer Crimes Act that would allow the government to remove content on blogs, websites and social media platforms such as Facebook and Line if deemed “inappropriate” …

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Computer Crimes Act – Potential Employer Liability

David Manuel and Lapadrada Chujinda The Thai Computer Crimes Act (CCA), which came into force in 2007, is broadly written and leaves the Courts with wide discretion to decide whether content posted on the internet or uploaded to any computer …

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