MIC authority points out Facebook’s law violations in Vietnam Society

MIC authority points out Facebook’s law violations in Vietnam

The Authority of Broadcasting and Electronic Information under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has uncovered a number of law violations by the social networking site Facebook, including its failure to remove fanpages with content of subversive activities against Vietnam when requested.
Facebook Vietnam has new director Society

Facebook Vietnam has new director

Social networking site Facebook has confirmed the appointment of Le Diep Kieu Trang (Christy Le) as director of Facebook Vietnam. She will work at the company’s headquarters in Singapore.

Nation at high risk of cyber attacks

Vietnam, along with the US, India and Germany, have the greatest number of Internet users affected by phishing attacks, with the total number doubling since last year, computer security company Kaspersky Lab says.

Mobile internet usage set to skyrocket

While mobile internet usage has been slow to catch on in Vietnam, the popularity of digital media is set to surge in the year ahead, according to a report issued on July 12 by Nielsen, a global insights and measurement company.

According to the report, a pre-release of data from Nielsen's inaugural Southeast Asia Digital Consumer Report, to be available on September 30, 41 percent of Vietnamese internet users have accessed the internet from a mobile phone, the lowest level of take-up in Southeast Asia .

RSF: Why is the same play restaged all the time?

France-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on March 12 released a so-called survey on the right to freedom of expression on social networks.

RSF’s Secretary General Jean-Francois Julliard said in a communique that around 60 nations have censored the Internet to some extent, and at the same time have disturbed network citizens (netizens).