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Censorship and Surveillance on Vietnam’s Web: An Interview With Vietmeme (Part 2 of 3)

Shortly before the end of 2013, we published the first of a three-part interview with Patrick Sharbaugh of Vietmeme, focusing on civic life in Vietnam as seen through and influenced by the web. We continue that discussion with the second in our series, looking at censorship and surveillance within the country. Some »

This image alludes to the censorship by communist party officials of a locally produced film earlier this year which caused an online furor. This image, remixed in the style of vintage Vietnamese wartime propaganda posters, reads, "New changing Cho Lon Youth! We’ve changed! How about you, Censorship Committee?"

Civic Engagement Through Play: An Interview With Vietmeme (Part 1 of 3)

A new publication we’ve been reading, Vietmeme, focuses on civic life in Vietnam as seen through and influenced by the web. After interviewing Anh-Minh Do from the Tech in Asia about the Vietnamese internet, I found that Vietmeme founder Patrick Sharbaugh’s work, expertise, and unique position of having a deep »

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Light Saber Police Duels and Decree 72: An Interview with Tech in Asia’s Anh Minh Do

We at The Civic Beat want to elevate the work of important resources and netizens from all over the world. Tech in Asia is an important resource for anyone wanting to know about the burgeoning tech scene in Asia. Anh-Minh Do, an Editor for Tech in Asia, is definitely someone »