December 15, 2022
Vietnam’s Shaky Crusade Against Online ‘Trash Culture’
By Le Nguyen Duy Hau
In the absence of firm principles, Vietnam’s ambitious effort to combat malicious online content has been guided by public outrage.
November 09, 2022
Vietnam Introduces 24-Hour Take-Down Requirement for Social Media Platforms
By Sebastian Strangio
The move is the latest in the state's attempts to cleanse the online sphere of "false news" and "anti-state" content.
July 09, 2020
Facebook: Vietnam’s Fickle Partner-in-Crime
By Dien Luong
Vietnam’s government has been able to co-opt Facebook to act in its own interests – for now.
December 11, 2019
Vietnam’s Internet Control: Following in China’s Footsteps?
By Justin Sherman
Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law suggests that the government is attempting to follow China’s model of internet control.
January 04, 2019
Vietnam’s Controversial Cybersecurity Law Spells Tough Times for Activists
By Thoi Nguyen
The new law took effect on January 1, despite criticisms at home and abroad.
June 29, 2018
One Year After Mother Mushroom’s Imprisonment, Signs of Hope in Vietnam
By Prachi Vidwans and Joy Park
Despite rising repression, the democratic awakening of the Vietnamese people continues.
August 08, 2013
Decree 72: Vietnam’s Confusing Internet Law
A new decree has perplexed Vietnamese Internet users over the sharing of news on social networks.