05-13-2004) - Web surfers in Vietnam must abide by a number of new policies and restrictions, which come following a crackdown on cyber dissidents who used the Internet to speak out against the communist government, state-controlled media reported.

Many of the new requirements - which went into effect in March and were publicized this week by Vietnamese media - involve Internet cafes where many Vietnamese access the Web. Personal identification information must now be presented before logging on and will be stored for 30 days on computer servers, and all Internet activity will be tracked, according to the An Ninh The Gioi (World's Security) newspaper, the mouthpiece of the Ministry of Public Security.
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