Most Internet censorship in Thailand prior to the September 2006 military coup d'état was focused on blocking pornographic websites.The following years have seen a constant stream of sometimes violent protests, regional unrest, Internet filtering in Thailand was classified as selective in the social, political, and Internet tools areas, and no evidence of filtering was found in the conflict/security area by the Open Net Initiative in November 2011.On 19 September 2006, the Thai military staged a bloodless coup d'état against the government of elected Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.The fifth official order signed by coup leader General Sonthi Boonyaratglin on 20 September, the first day following the coup, was to enforce web censorship and appoint Dr.TIRANA, Albania (AP) - Food authorities in Albania say they are returning a poultry shipment to Brazil after tests found high levels of salmonella.The National Food Authority statement said Friday that the 26 metric tons (28.6 tons) of frozen poultry imported by a local Albanian company was blocked at the western port of Durres earlier this month.
Think about it: we are increasingly surrounded by connected devices meant to ‘help’ with every aspect of our lives — eating, walking, driving, growing food, finding a parking spot, having sex, building a widget, having a baby (or not), running a city.
It’s been ten years since the launch of the Sony World Photography Awards, a decade since this annual celebration of photographers and their work began.
This year, some 227,000 entries were received from over 180 countries, making it the world’s largest photography competition.
Since then, the Internet has only grown as a platform for our collective creativity, invention and self expression.
There will be five billion of us on the Internet by 2020.