Vietnam is releasing a brand-new draft decree superseding Decree No. 72/2013/ND-CP (as amended) (“Decree 72”) on the management, provisions, and use of Internet services and online information (“Draft Decree”).
On 19 June 2023, the Vietnam Authority of Telecommunications under the Ministry of Information Communication held a workshop to collect relevant stakeholders’ comments on the management policies towards data center services, cloud computing services, and OTT services in the Draft Law on Telecommunications.
In order to enforce (i) Decree 53 guiding the Cybersecurity Law and (ii) the Personal Data Protection Decree (i.e., Decree 13), the Ministry of Public Security (“MPS”) has been working on a draft Cybersecurity Administrative Sanctions Decree (“CASD”). By way of background, the first version of the CASD was released for public consultation in September 2021. Last year, the MPS also held a workshop in Hanoi to collect public comments on a version of the…
The long-awaited Decree on Personal Data Protection has finally been issued as Decree No. 13/2023/ND-CP last night.
The Vietnam Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has just issued Official Letter No. 923/QD-BVHTTDL for the inception of a working group regulating film dissemination in cyberspace given the rampant dissemination of toxic videos and illegal films on digital platforms.
The Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communications recently held a meeting on payment methods in online gaming to discuss the current legal landscape and compliance situation in Vietnam.
When first introduced in 2021, the draft Personal Data Protection Decree was heralded as a Vietnamese counterpart to the GDPR and a new standard for data privacy in Vietnam.
Vietnam’s long-awaited draft Personal Data Protection Decree (PDPD) appears ready to come to life!
Vietnam has just come up with a new version of the draft Telecoms Law as initially assessed by the country’s “General Counsel” – the Ministry of Justice.
ChatGPT is the topic on almost everyone’s lips at this great juncture in Vietnam. The big question remains, nonetheless, as to the legal implications this technology carries, especially in Vietnam.