Internet providers to refrain from messages which may incite violence


BANGKOK, 23 May 2014 – The National Peace and Order Maintaining Council (POMC) has made a request to all internet providers, who have their own network, to report to the Office of The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC). Many internet providing entrepreneurs have already cooperated and reported to the office; 76 companies have shown up out of 108 companies.


Internet providing companies are requested to disseminate only accurate information. Moreover all companies must refrain from messages which could incite the public to cause violence in the Kingdom or affect national security.

According to the POMC announcement, the people who are requested to report in person, must present themselves at the Army Club on Vibhavadi road. The persons mentioned consist of 26 provincial governors in the 1st Army area, permanent secretaries, directors general, and leaders of independent organizations.