Southeast Asia | Vietnam leverages Google, YouTube hate speech failings

Vietnam leverages Google, YouTube hate speech failings

Hanoi’s call on companies to withdraw ads from the video-sharing site for alleged anti-state content raises reputational risks for all involved

Ho Chi Minh City, March 27, 2017 11:36 AM (UTC+8)
Google-owned video-sharing site YouTube is under rising censorship pressure in communist Vietnam. Photo: Reuters /Lucy Nicholson
Google-owned video-sharing site YouTube is under rising censorship pressure in communist Vietnam. Photo: Reuters /Lucy Nicholson