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Dien Nguyen An Luong’s New Report: A Study Of Vietnam’s Control Over Online Antistate Content

Dien Nguyen An Luong’s New Report: A Study Of Vietnam’s Control Over Online Antistate Content
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The current state of freedom in Vietnam is appalling. Scoring a disheartening 19 out of 100 in Freedom House’s 2021 report [https://freedomhouse.org/country/vietnam/freedom-world/2021], Vietnam remains a one-party state where human rights are violated under the guise of protecting national interests for the benefit of

Aerolyne Reed
Aerolyne Reed
Internet Freedom
Tightening The Noose: The Latest Developments In Vietnam’s Assault On Internet Freedom

Tightening The Noose: The Latest Developments In Vietnam’s Assault On Internet Freedom
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On August 25, 2021, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris met with several of Vietnam’s top leaders. According to a report by Reuters [https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/us-vp-harris-offers-vietnam-support-counter-beijing-south-china-sea-2021-08-25/] , while the focus of their dialogue centered on the South China Sea dispute and the strengthening of U.S

Aerolyne Reed
Aerolyne Reed
Human Rights
Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Remains “Not Free” On Freedom House’s Internet Freedom Report; Vietnam’s COVID-19 Death Toll Surpasses 18,000 Fatalities

Vietnam Briefing: Vietnam Remains “Not Free” On Freedom House’s Internet Freedom Report; Vietnam’s COVID-19 Death Toll Surpasses 18,000 Fatalities
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Freedom on the Net 2021: Vietnam remains “Not Free” on internet freedom The Vietnamese Magazine reports [https://www.thevietnamese.org/2021/09/new-research-vietnam-remains-not-free-on-internet-freedom-freedom-house-says/] : * On September 21, 2021, Freedom House, a Washington D.C.-based organization, released its annual report Freedom on the Net 2021. In the report, Vietnam scored 22

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
Internet Freedom In Vietnam: Prospects And Setbacks

Internet Freedom In Vietnam: Prospects And Setbacks
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On September 21, Freedom House, a non-profit organization based in Washington D.C., released its annual “Freedom on the Net” report, classifying [https://freedomhouse.org/country/vietnam/freedom-net/2021][1] Vietnam as “not free” in its annual 2021 ranking. A Freedom House chart evaluates the state of internet freedom in

Jason Nguyen
Jason Nguyen
Internet Freedom
The Threat Of A Free And Open Internet In Vietnam

The Threat Of A Free And Open Internet In Vietnam
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We now live in the Age of Information, where we can access facts, data, or statistics with a simple touch of a button through our phones or computers. With enough time, commitment, and motivation, anyone can attain baseline theoretical knowledge in various fields with access to the internet. And if

Aerolyne Reed
Aerolyne Reed
Internet Freedom
New Research: Vietnam Remains “Not Free” On Internet Freedom, Freedom House Says

New Research: Vietnam Remains “Not Free” On Internet Freedom, Freedom House Says
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Internet freedom in Vietnam has always been at the mercy of state censorship and strict government control. Journalists, bloggers, and activists face the genuine risk of harassment by state forces and even imprisonment. On September 21, 2021, Freedom House, a US-based organization founded to support and defend democracy worldwide, released

Aerolyne Reed
Aerolyne Reed
Internet Freedom
Vietnam: The New Code Of Conduct On Social Media Is Not Legally Binding

Vietnam: The New Code Of Conduct On Social Media Is Not Legally Binding
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On June 17, 2021, Reuters reported [https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-socialmedia-idUSKCN2DU0GE] that Vietnam announced a national code of conduct for social media. This new code would be the national guidelines on social media behavior in Vietnam, where users are encouraged to post positive content about the country. There are

Trinh Huu Long
Trinh Huu Long
Internet Freedom
9 Takeaways From Vietnam’s Draft Decree On Personal Data Protection

9 Takeaways From Vietnam’s Draft Decree On Personal Data Protection
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This article was written in Vietnamese by Trinh Huu Long and previously published [https://www.luatkhoa.org/2021/02/9-dieu-can-biet-ve-du-thao-nghi-dinh-bao-ve-du-lieu-ca-nhan/] in Luat Khoa Magazine on February 18, 2021. The translation was done by the author. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- It’s been almost three years since Vietnam’s National Assembly passed [https://apnews.

Trinh Huu Long
Trinh Huu Long
Internet Freedom