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Vietnam's cybersecurity law sparks concerns from businesses

Google, Facebook and local companies say restrictions will harm investment climate

Vietnamese legislators voted overwhelmingly in favor of a controversial new cybersecurity law on Tuesday, sparking an outcry from human rights organizations and business lobbies.    © Reuters

HO CHI MINH CITY -- The National Assembly of Vietnam, the country's legislative body, approved a controversial cybersecurity law on Tuesday, sparking concerns about free speech from domestic as well as foreign business communities.

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