Vietnam passes cybersecurity law which could hurt economy

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Hanoi: Vietnamese legislators have passed a contentious cybersecurity law, which critics say will hurt the economy and further restrict freedom of expression. The Communist Party-dominated assembly passed the law by a majority on today. The law requires service providers such as Google and Facebook to store user data in Vietnam, open offices in the country and… Read more »

Prior approval must to arrest under Section 66A: SC

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The Supreme Court Thursday said no person would be arrested under Section 66A of the IT Act for posting objectionable comments on social networking websites without prior approval from an officer not below the rank of inspector general of police. A vacation bench of Justice B.S. Chauhan and Justice Dipak Misra passed the order after… Read more »