Wednesday, August 7, 2002

Vietnam Cracks Down on 'Harmful' Internet Us

Vietnam Cracks Down on 'Harmful' Internet Use. August 7, 2002.

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“Communist-ruled Vietnam has ordered local authorities to inspect Internet usage in its two biggest cities in a crackdown on "harmful information" from cyberspace, officials said on Tuesday. A spokesman at the Directorate General of Posts and Telecommunications (DGPT) told Reuters the scrutiny, which started last week, would be nationwide after initially targeting the capital city Hanoi and commercial hub Ho Chi Minh City.”