YouTube back up in Thailand

Shut down since April 3, YouTube in Thailand is back up and running, according to Myo Kyaw Htun. Government censors blocked access after videos likening the revered Thai king to a monkey appeared, a crime under Thai law. Boingboing writes that "part of the reason for the 'unblocking' is that YouTube offered to help the government block access to specific video clips considered offensive to the nation's monarch, Bhumibol Adulyadej. This way, the logic goes, Thailand's internet censors would not be compelled to block the entire YouTube domain."

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