Thai court set to give verdict on webmaster

A Bangkok court is due to deliver a verdict in a case involving allegedly insulting comments about the monarchy that is testing the bounds of Internet freedom in Thailand.
Chiranuch Premchaiporn faces up to 20 years in jail. She's accused of not acting quickly enough to remove reader comments that were deemed insulting to the country's royal family.
The comments were posted on the website of her newspaper, Prachatai.
Chiranuch's case has drawn much criticism from international rights groups against Thailand's tough computer crime laws, which were enacted in 2007.
The laws address hacking and other traditional online offenses, but also bar the circulation of material deemed detrimental to national security or that causes public panic.

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