In what may someday become the future of many countries, Vietnam is now criminalizing negative criticism on social media about their country, rules, politics, and more. They’ve already jailed many who were called dissidents for posts on Facebook and YouTube. Censorship reigns there, as Facebook has faced pressure to censor political content there for a long time. I’ll not comment further on how they might be doing that already here in the US.

Social media users are encouraged to promote the beauty of Vietnam’s scenery, people and culture, and spread good stories about good people,” reads the code

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