Thailand censors more websites as protests persist (AP)

Residents walk past rows of razor wire in downtown Bangkok, Thailand Saturday, May 8, 2010.  New violence erupted overnight in the Thai capital, killing a policeman and marring tentative progress to resolving a sometimes bloody tow-month standoff between the government and protestors seeking new elections.  Anti-government demonstrators say they agree in principle with a proposal by Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to dissolve Parliament and hold new elections.  (AP Photo./David Longstreath)AP – George Orwell’s “1984” had its Big Brother, and Thailand has Ranongrak Suwanchawee. The country’s information minister stares down from billboards along Bangkok’s expressways, warning that “Bad websites are detrimental to society” and should be reported to a special hot line.

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