Thailand government - forces café's to track customers all WI-FI use, raising fears of a population crackdown!


Thailand wants more info on their citizens.

Thailand is set to enact a controversial new regulation that would force coffee shops and restaurants to track and store the data of customers logging into their wifi connection, in the face of a growing international concern about free speech in the Southeast Asian nation.

Puttipong Punnakan, the minister of digital economy, has demanded that café owners keep a three-month log of their customers browsing data or face punishment for breaching the country’s strict Computer Crimes Act, in a move that critics fear could further stifle political dissent.

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