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    Purely for interest, in the last few days the censors have quite literally had their fingers on the buttons. As soon as any news item on the BBC, CNN and Al Jazeera news sites starts with a mention of Thailand, it is blacked out in less than a couple of seconds.

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    Re: Censorship

    They're playing it safe..... the news items are usually about the royal succession.

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    Re: Censorship

    What's the situation with Facebook?

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    Im not surprised, the BBC news site has been strangely "to the point" regarding the above matter and how it's all going down and why the delay and what really might be the reason etc ( they don't give an answer to that but are point blank openly asking the question now, whereas normally they've towed the line more or less so as not to cause offence, it appears now they're being a bit more " this needs to be said" type thing. And good on them for that - just a pity the people in Thailand will probably never get to read that though eh

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    There are $30bn reasons why the army wanted to be in charge when the succession took place.
    Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

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    Re: Censorship

    You think it was bad recently...wait until they have the funeral, then the coronation.
    That will completely break the tourist industry in no time flat!

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    Gerefan look at the plus side...there will be an abundance of cheap hotel deals....and lots of eager to please hosts awaiting...be a half glass full person...not a half empty...

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    Re: Censorship

    Quote Originally Posted by gerefan2 View Post
    You think it was bad recently...wait until they have the funeral, then the coronation.
    That will completely break the tourist industry in no time flat!
    I disagree. I think it will bring in a flood of tourists to see what all be truly unique and rarely seen events. Maybe short-haul more than long-haul.

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    Re: Censorship

    Gloom and doomers have been completely wrong so far..

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    fountain...u really must live in lala land...really ...do u think people r gonna travel to thailand to participate in a funeral...what planet do u inhabit...or wtf r u smoking...I want some!!!

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