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Vietnamese Activists React to Facebook Taking Down “Anti-state” Posts

Vietnamese Activists React to Facebook Taking Down “Anti-state” Posts
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In mid-April, Reuters broke the news that Facebook agreed to censor so-called “anti-state” posts after the Vietnamese government put pressure on the social networking site and took local servers offline, slowing down traffic. Since the news broke, the activist and politically-engaged community in Vietnam has been determined to jump over

Linh Nguyen
Linh Nguyen
Internet Freedom
Vietnam: Increasing Cyber Attacks on Activists Portray A Shrinking Internet Freedom

Vietnam: Increasing Cyber Attacks on Activists Portray A Shrinking Internet Freedom
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During the last week of November and in early December 2017, many of the independent media websites in Vietnam reported that access to their sites had been blocked. This includes The Vietnamese. Readers confirmed they could not access the attacked sites unless they installed VPN to get over the firewalls.

Quynh-Vi Tran
Quynh-Vi Tran
Human Rights