Maj. Gen. Pisit noted that officials will travel to Singapore to discuss the issue with Google and Facebook next month, and would consider visiting the headquarters of Japan-based Line—Thailand’s most popular smartphone messaging app—at a future date.
Users have taken to Line and other services to organize antimilitary demonstrations since the putsch, and Maj. Gen. Pisit said blocking some individual users’ Line accounts was “in progress.”A Line spokeswoman, however, said the company hasn’t been contacted by Thai authorities and that none of its users have been blocked.
That’s not how it happened at Kodak; and I doubt that’s how it happens anywhere. The analog sales guys killed Kodak’s well-known, researched, patented, and decently planned digital future to get paid their short-term commissions and quit/retire. When given the choice to suffer short term sales pain versus medium-term death, the board and CEO blew it.