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Government agencies’ awareness about protection of personal data on online platforms remains low, according to speakers at a seminar held recently by UNDP Vietnam and the Institute for Policy Research and Media Development (IPS).

VN approves 5 cases of personal data processing without subject consent

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has just signed Resolution No.27/NQ-CP to approve the draft decree on personal data protection.

VN to crack down on trading of personal data online

In recent years, trading of personal information has been rampant in Vietnam.

Heavy sanctions needed to prevent illegal trade of personal data

The personal data of many Vietnamese users is being illegally appropriated and even traded in the cyberspace.

Illegal trading of personal data difficult to control

Minh Hoang, a businessman in Hanoi, is tired of spam calls and messages that come both day and night.

Head of tech firm prosecuted for trading in large amount of personal data

The Ministry of Public Security’s investigators on May 17 filed charges against Lai Thi Phuong, director of VNIT TECH Company, and her husband, Du Anh Quy for “offering or using computer network, telecom network information illegally”.

Personal data of 10,000 Vietnamese offered for sale online

Personal information such as identity cards, selfie images and others of 9,667 people are being posted and offered for sale on the Internet for $9,000.

Facebook to exclude billions from European privacy laws

 Facebook has changed its terms of service, meaning 1.5 billion members will not be protected under tough new privacy protections coming to Europe.

Personal data for more than 130,000 sailors hacked: U.S. Navy

 Hackers gained access to sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, for 134,386 current and former U.S. sailors,