Facebook violated tough new cybersecurity law, says Vietnam

Back in June, when Vietnam passed a new cybersecurity law giving its government sweeping powers to monitor online activity, Amnesty International called it a “devastating blow for freedom of expression,” leaving “no safe place for people to speak freely” in Vietnam: The law would give sweeping new powers to the Vietnamese authorities, allowing them to force technology companies to hand over potentially vast amounts of data, including personal information, and to censor users’ posts.

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