Be Careful What you Post & Say - Big Brother is Listening In

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Be Careful What you Post & Say - Big Brother is Listening In

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For those prone to posting online or saying things critical of the present government over their mobile/cell/hand phones, please be aware of this.

read:https://www.scmp.com/print/magazines/po ... es-silence

That knock on the door in the middle of the night may not be so far away for a few intemperate and vocal critics.

OML
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I use Signal App for anything that might be considered controversial within Cambodia.

Currently it's the best we have. You can check out the features and security online. Electronic Freedom Foundation give it top marks for privacy and security.

As to knocking the Chinese Government - well that's fair game - and I'm not licking the Chicom's arses ever - period.
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Interesting, a Chinese news outlet reporting on censorship.
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I think Jack Ma owns that paper
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frank lee bent wrote: Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:00 am I think Jack Ma owns that paper
He does indeed and I am surprised it publishes as much as it does, but it does fall under Hong Kong laws.

Hong Kong Free Press and Apple Daily HK are much more overtly anti Chicom.

Here in Cambodia - all internet traffic is mirrored at the servers. All telecom companies in Cambodia had the Government taps installed years ago - it was open news.

The Cyber Unit was also set up years ago and is active.

The Government, like most Governments do use bugs, taps, hacks and whatever they can lay their hands on - it's no secret is it...
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Ot Mean Loi wrote: Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:31 am For those prone to posting online or saying things critical of the present government over their mobile/cell/hand phones, please be aware of this.

read:https://www.scmp.com/print/magazines/po ... es-silence

That knock on the door in the middle of the night may not be so far away for a few intemperate and vocal critics.

OML
To avoid prying eyes use a VPN service for laptop, phone, and tablet. Use with a kill switch to block LAN traffic if your link is interrupted.
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The Cybersecurity Act, approved unanimously, is the latest in a wave of new laws in Asian countries that assert government control over the internet.

Civil liberties advocates, internet companies and business groups have protested the legislation, saying it would sacrifice privacy and the rule of law, and warning compliance burdens could drive foreign businesses out of Thailand.

The military government has pushed for several laws it said would support the country’s digital economy, including an amendment to the Computer Crime Act in 2017, which has been used to crackdown on dissent.

Internet freedom activists have called the legislation a “cyber martial law,” as it encompasses all procedures from everyday encounters of slow internet connections to nationwide attacks on critical infrastructure.
If a cybersecurity situation reached a critical level, the legislation allows the military-led National Security Council to override all procedures with its own law.

“Despite some wording improvements, the contentious issues are all still there,” Arthit Suriyawongkul, an advocate with the Thai Netizen Network, told Reuters.

The law allows the National Cybersecurity Committee (NCSC) to summon individuals for questioning and enter private property without court orders in case of actual or anticipated “serious cyber threats.”

An additional Cybersecurity Regulating Committee will have sweeping powers to access computer data and networks, make copies of information, and seize computers or any devices.
Court warrants are not required for those actions in “emergency cases,” and criminal penalties will be imposed for those who do not comply with orders.

Thailand’s military government already censors the internet and often casts criticism as a threat to national security.
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stupid-barang wrote: Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:43 am Interesting, a Chinese news outlet reporting on censorship.
It's a HK post. It supports those hk democracy movements and is thus blocked online by mainland China, tho it's owned by Jack Ma...
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I did notice that the [email protected] routers are made by Huawei...
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If anyone wants anonymity online, they need to go back to 1998. Privacy and anonymity online disappeared a long time ago. Western countries are just as likely, probably even more likely given their budgets, to snoop on their citizens. It's simply a fact of life.

The issue here isn't necessarily that governments snoop on their citizens, it's how they interpret that data, whether they perceive it as a threat or not, and how they act on it.
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