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The Department of Information Security asked TikTok Vietnam to handle the offensive clip on the Tho Nguyen channel


Commenting clips with offensive content on TikTok Tho Nguyen channel negatively affect children’s awareness, the Information Security Administration (ATTT) has asked TikTok Vietnam to urgently take measures to handle videos and owners this channel clause.

The Department of Information Security asked TikTok to strengthen solutions to more effectively prevent the content posted on the Internet, not to let the content that is harmful to children, and to violate fine traditions and customs.

On March 14, the representative of the Department of Information Security, the Ministry of Information and Communications confirmed that this unit had just sent a written request to TikTok Vietnam Technology Co., Ltd. to urgently take measures to handle the video, the account holder of Tho channel. Nguyen.

The Department of Information Security said that recently, some media channels have reported on the TikTok Tho Nguyen channel’s video using a doll, which contains offensive and superstitious content. modern, inconsistent with Vietnamese fine traditions

“This incident has caused negative psychology on the development and awareness of children, making many parents and public opinion frustrated”, Department of Information Security stressed.

Along with the request that TikTok Vietnam Company seriously implements the above request, the Information Security Department also requested this enterprise to appoint a contact point and report the handling results to the Department before March 19, 2021.

In addition, in a document to TikTok Vietnam, the Department of Information Security asked TikTok to strengthen solutions to more effectively prevent content posted on the Internet, not to leak harmful content to children, to violate. pure fine customs.

In order to protect children in the online environment, in 2020, the Ministry of Information and Communications was assigned by the Prime Minister to lead the development of the project “Protecting and supporting children to have healthy and creative interactions in the Internet environment in the period of 2020-2025 ”. Department of Information Security is the agency assigned by the Ministry of Information and Communications to directly coordinate with relevant units to draft the Scheme.

Currently, the draft project “Protecting and supporting children to have healthy and creative interactions in the Internet environment in the period 2020 – 2025” has been submitted to the Prime Minister by the Ministry of Information and Communications.

The draft of this project has provided basic solutions to solve problems such as creating a single focal point in cyberspace to receive feedback on child abuse content; applying artificial intelligence technology, analyzing big data for early detection, proactive selection and removal of child abuse content in the internet environment; At the same time, it will equip children with a basic set of digital skills, including education about awareness about the Internet environment, skills so that children can protect themselves, identify risks in the Internet environment and act appropriate action.

Regarding the YouTuber Tho Nguyen incident, posted an offensive clip, superstitious, as VietNamNet reported, on March 11, another functional unit of the Ministry of Information and Communications is the Department of Radio, Television and Electronic Information. said, the Department is coordinating with the Internal Political Security Bureau – A03 (Ministry of Public Security) to invite the owner of YouTube channel Tho Nguyen to work. The reason for the work is related to some clips that this account owner has recently posted.

Specifically, on February 25 and February 27, account holder Tho Nguyen uploaded 2 clips with content about the doll on the social network TikTok. Notably, in the clip posted on February 27, Tho Nguyen said he made a video using dolls to “ask for good study” due to “receiving many requests from children”. These clips continued to be posted on Tho Nguyen’s YouTube channel and received many condemnations from the online community. Authorities also asked TikTok and YouTube to remove the aforementioned clips.

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“Digital skill set” is an important solution to protect children online

According to the representative of the Ministry of Information and Communications, one of the important solutions of the “Project on protecting children in the Internet environment” is to equip the basic “set of digital skills” so that children can protect themselves and know how to interact. safe in the network environment.

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