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Fine of 90 million VND for 4 general websites, confiscation of 1 domain name


During the review by the Hanoi Department of Information and Communications, in addition to sanctioning administrative violations in the form of fines, there was 1 general news website having its domain name revoked and 25 news sites being asked to stop operating.

In the first 6 months of 2021, the Hanoi Department of Information and Communications (DoC) has handled many cases of administrative violations in the field of electronic information.

Accordingly, the Inspector of Hanoi Department of Information and Communications has fined 90 million VND with 4 general websites and confiscated 1 domain name.

The sanctioned websites include meeyland.com.vn page of MeeyLand Group Joint Stock Company, nhanghiepvaphapluat.vn page of Sao Viet Media and Events Development Joint Stock Company, dauthau.info page of the Company. Vietnam Open Source Development Joint Stock Company and tieudungtiepthi.vn page of Consumer Communication and Marketing Joint Stock Company.

The website dauthau.info has had its domain name revoked due to unauthorized activities. However, when accessing this news site, the user has now been redirected to a new address.

In particular, the website meeyland.com.vn and tieudungtiepthi.vn were sanctioned for improper implementation of the provisions in the License to set up.

The website nhanghiepvaphapluat.vn was sanctioned for publishing and distributing journalistic works without the consent of the press agency.

The website dauthau.info was sanctioned for setting up a general website without a license.

The total fines of the 4 cases above is 90 million VND. In particular, the news site dauthau.info, in addition to the fine, also had its domain name revoked without permission.

Over the past time, the Inspector of the Hanoi Department of Information and Communications has also checked, reviewed and discovered 25 electronic information pages showing signs of violations in the management and provision of information on the Internet.

These violations mainly belong to the act of setting up a general website without permission, producing news articles by themselves, acting as a press agency, and publishing journalistic works without consent. of the subject…

To handle these cases, the Inspector of Hanoi Department of Information and Communications has invited the owners of electronic information sites to work. However, these subjects did not comply.

Pursuant to Clause 3, Article 119, Law on Handling of Administrative Violations and Point b, Clause 1, Article 11 of Circular No. 24/2015/TT-BTTTT dated August 18, 2015 of the Ministry of Information and Communications on management and use of financial resources In order to prevent violations, the Inspector of Hanoi Department of Information and Communications has requested the Vietnam Internet Center to suspend the operation of 6 general news websites and social networks, and 19 personal websites to promptly prevent violations. .

Trong Dat

Strengthen the review and evaluation of the operation of electronic information pages and specialized pages of electronic newspapers

Strengthen the review and evaluation of the operation of electronic information pages and specialized pages of electronic newspapers

This is one of the six contents of the Central Propaganda Committee’s proposal to the Ministry of Information and Communications to preside over and coordinate the implementation, in order to strengthen leadership and management of press activities and websites.

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