THAI VISA BANS LINK TO WIKIPEDIA–
ON ACCOUNT OF A ‘NOT A VERY NICE GUY’
Thaivisa.com but I’m guessing they do not have one as I have seen this forum
promote so many libels over the years – many from angry Brits –that I am
guessing one day its going to come back at them.
with a moderator there who calls himself Rooo. I’m guessing he might be Aussie.
the Sunday People in London about
Walter Douglas the ‘innocent man’ who is regarded by many police forces to have
been a major drugs trafficker and who is now living in Koh Samui.
newspapers in London and the UK and they re-wrote it, as is their right, presumably after passing
it through their lawyers.
The story which appeared was actually a much stronger one than
the one which was sent. Although the interview was true enough it was presented
to the British public that Walter ‘Whacky’ Douglas was a man taunting to the
police as in ‘You can’t catch me!’
interview quoting him along those lines. But the newspapers and editors, who
are of course very good mind readers, went with that headline.
in his mind but I guess the last thing he wants to do right now having settled
in Koh Samui is to taunt the police.
libel – while I clarified my story and corrected the misconceptions on Wikipedia.
a post giving the Wikipedia link for Walter Douglas. This corrects what Walter
Douglas was accused of, but which police and the courts later found that he did not
That link was deleted. Thaivisa did not want to inform its readers. I complained. Is Thaivisa now banning
links to Wikipedia, a very good research site, albeit one which I could demonstrate has not
always been accurate?
People on this site will remember how Drew Noyes, a friend of ThaiVisa, elevated the Pattaya Times to one of Thailand’s leading newspapers in Wiki.
know Rooo. And I am unlikely to. But I’d certainly like to meet him. However as I am now revealing a secret conversation I guess I am now banned from messaging!
Quite clearly some of the mods are indeed of a lower intelligence than the posters, those that have not been banged up already that it, something I have suspected for a long time.
Now in the interests of fair play – and even though I did
not need to but of course the newspapers would have had no copy to change had I not sent it – I have clarified Walter Douglas’ position on my site.
court. They will put teams of lawyers on it and argue the point as would I. But
then I never said he was taunting the police. ThaiVisa cannot argue the point as they do not have a clue as to what the story is about. Its just there to gain hits. I have no concern about providing
links to Thaivisa here. Here it is. But knowing ThaiVisa and Walter Douglas it may not be there for long.
19.42 PM: I have received this further message from Rooo: ‘You have been warned’
Oh dear, another internet warrior.
BUT NOW I SEE THAIVISA.COM HAS RE-INSTATED THE LINK TO WIKIPEDIA BUT, ER, THE THREAD HAS BEEN LOCKED, A NORMAL TV GET OUT
George Anderssen will almost certainly have to block me. Every time I comment on a thread they have to close it down.