Thailand 16th among Google removal rank

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The Bangkok Post

Thailand has made 1,147 requests for Google to take down content since 2011 with 95.2% related to government criticism — the highest rate in the world. The information was shown in the latest study by Surfshark, a virtual private network (VPN) firm, which analysed Google’s Transparency Report. With a total of 1,147 requests for content removal from Facebook, the country was ranked 16th in the world in terms of the number of requests. “A massive 95.2% of these requests cite ‘Government Criticism’ as the reason — as an overall percentage, that’s more than any other country,” Surfshark said in a …

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