Amnesty: google and facebook help quise freedom of expression in vietnam

Amnesty: Google and Facebook help quise freedom of expression in Vietnam

Google and facebook are in the opinion of amnesty international compliance with the state restrictions of information and freedom of information in vietnam. "Facebook and youtube censor in vietnam legitimate free community of community that does not abandon the vietnamese", said markus n. Beeko, amnesty general secretar in germany. They made themselves "for handlangers of the massive restriction of freedom of opinion and information".

Facebook announced in april of this year to moderate the content in vietnam for art. The company has increasingly held itself on the rigid censorship levies of the vietnamese. These saw criticism of the government or information on human rights violations as "nativity" at. Previously, the vietnamese government has threatened facebook sanctions. Also, youtube users had: inside in vietnam according to amnesty over the increasing censorship of content complained.

Violence due to postings

In addition to direct censorship, government-related groupings also tried users: inside these social media platforms to sign and to silence. Amnesty international documents in the report "let us breathe!" statements of social media users who were physically attacked because of their postings without the tatters: interior – police or attacking in civil – for the account. The report is based on interviews with 31 vietnamese activists, including former political prisoners, family attendance or deployment.

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After trump blocking: hungary announces regulation of online platforms

After Trump blocking: Hungary announces regulation of online platforms

The right conservative governed hungary wants to approach online platforms such as facebook and twitter because of their user guidelines. "Nowadays everyone can be excluded without any official, transparent, correct method from the online space", wrote justice minister judit varga on tuesday on her facebook page. "Can be blocked, hairdressers, retires, teachers, small and coarse operators as well as government winners." for this reason, you will submit a bill to the regulation of the activity of the tech giants in hungary in the early year in the parliament.

Minister rises promceeding against facebook

In the previous week varga claimed that facebook had "secretly and from political reasons" your profile for less user had made visible. A spokesman for the company denied this opposite the hungarian portal "hvg.Hu".

In hungary, the next parliamentary election is in the early 2022. The ministerial prassor viktor orban governed since 2010 has largely brought the most common media under its control. At the same time, his popularity among younger electants is significantly lower than on average. According to observers, the orban government therefore considers that more control over the social media.

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