Vietnam stands by its cybersecurity law amid US criticism

Vietnam’s foreign ministry reasserted that the cybersecurity law is designed to protect online rights, after U.S. lawmakers voiced criticism.

“The ratification of the cybersecurity law is aimed at creating a safe and healthy cyberspace, protecting the legitimate rights and interests of organizations and individuals online, and ensuring national security as well as social order and safety,” the ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said in a statement.

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