This report investigates the expansion of the Chinese search engine, Baidu, outside of China. Building on previous research on Baidu’s practices in Vietnam, this research examines Baidu’s expansion into Thailand.
Freedom of expression and opinion online is increasingly criminalised with the aid of penal and internet-specific legislation. In this special edition of GISWatch, the Association for Progressive Communication brings together analysis on the criminalisation of online expression from six Asian states: Cambodia, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan and Thailand. The IPO provided support for the extension of the project to include Malaysia and Thailand and work with researchers within these countries to produce the country reports.