A legal framework will be built for Vietnam to handle fake news and toxic information spread online, a minister said Friday.
The central bank is seeking comments on a draft circular revising and supplementing some articles of Circular 39 on payment intermediaries, including asking e-wallet users to provide additional personal information.
Vietnam’s national carrier, Vietnam Airlines, has recommended that prospective customers be wary of any offers of free plane tickets on the Internet.
Protecting internet users’ personal information remains a problem in Vietnam as current laws do not mention the issue, according to Nguyen Quang Dong from the Institute for Policy Studies and Media Development (IPS).
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Hacker Ngo Minh Hieu, who was arrested in 2013 as the leader of a ring that stole and traded personal information on the Internet, has been sentenced to 13 years imprisonment in the US.
A new form of identity card will be piloted in Hanoi in the third quarter of this year before being introduced to all citizens nationwide in 2016, according to a circular of the Ministry of Public Security.
The Information and Communication Security Department is investigating cases in which a number of businessmen have collected private information and then illegally sold the data to gain easy money.