Yep, they’re at it again: user posts something offensive to country on YouTube, country blocks YouTube. First it was Brazil protecting beloved soccer star Ronaldo, then Turkey in a conniption over insults aimed at its founders. Now Thailand is upset because a video insulted their king. As Search Engine Land quoted Mail & Guardian:
The most offensive to Thai Buddhists was the juxtaposition of a pair of woman’s feet, the lowest part of the body, above his head, the highest part of the body.
Uh. . . okay. I’m not sure how to deal with this, but according to the Thai Communications Minister, Sitthichai Pookaiyaudom, YouTube is:
Sitthichai said YouTube had told Thai officials it did not find the clip offensive, so it turned down the request to remove it.