(July 21, 2017) Thailand’s military-led government is reportedly planning to put new cyber security legislation before the country’s parliament, even though civil society and business groups are said to have expressed concern that the new measures will accord the government the power to carry out mass surveillance. (Patpicha Tanakasempipat, Thailand Plans Cyber Network Scrutiny, Law […]

(July 20, 2017) Indonesia’s Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister, Susi Pudjiastuti, recently announced that the use of cantrang, a kind of seine net for fishing, will no longer be permitted in Indonesian waters after December of this year. Cantrangs are part of a class of nets considered harmful to the environment in general and to […]