Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has instructed the Digital Economy and Society (DES) Ministry to strictly monitor websites and social media platforms that contain illicit content, noting those involved should be prosecuted and be made examples for the public.
The DES Ministry was also urged to work with state agencies to develop software and tools that can help gather evidence and find culprits.
The order was given as Gen Prawit visited the DES Ministry yesterday to follow up on its operations. There, the deputy prime minister delivered policies regarding the ministry’s core responsibility and digital economy projects.
Speaking on the sidelines of the meeting, Gen Prawit said the government appreciates the performance of the DES Ministry because it responds well with government policies.
The DES Ministry, he said, is the government’s major force that plays…