U.S. lawmakers urge Google, Facebook to resist Vietnam cybersecurity law

A computer screen shows the banned online edition of Tuoi Tre newspaper at the newspaper's office in Hanoi, Vietnam July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Kham

HANOI (Reuters) – Seventeen U.S. lawmakers have urged the CEOs of Facebook and Google to resist changes stipulated by a new cybersecurity law in Vietnam, which critics say gives the Communist-ruled state more power to crackdown on dissent. The law, which was approved by Vietnamese legislators last month and takes effect on Jan. 1, 2019, […]

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