Posting information on social networks without verification, many people have been administratively sanctioned for sharing and spreading false information.
Inspector of the Hanoi Department of Information and Communications has just issued a decision to sanction an administrative violation against Mr. Tran Van Quyen (SN 1989, Ba Dinh, Hanoi). Anh Quyen is dealt with for posting false information related to the epidemic situation.
Accordingly, on January 28, Mr. Quyen posted an article on the travel schedule of Covid-19 patient in Quang Ninh on his personal Facebook account. The content of the article shows that this patient goes to karaoke with handrails. However, as confirmed by the Ministry of Health, the above information is inaccurate.
|One case was sanctioned by the Hanoi Department of Information and Communications for posting false information on personal Facebook.|
Anh Quyen was then fined 7.5 million VND by the Inspector of the Department of Information and Communications under Point a, Clause 1, Article 101, Decree No. 15/2020 on penalties for administrative violations in the field of post and telecommunications. radio frequency, IT and electronic transactions.
On the same day, the Inspector of the Hanoi Department of Information and Communications also issued a sanctioning decision for Ms. Duong Thi Tuyet Trinh (SN 1995, Dong Da, Hanoi) and Ms. Nguyen Thi Thuy (SN 1994, Ha Dong, Hanoi).
Due to the posting of false information, both cases will be administratively sanctioned with the amount of 7.5 million VND. At the same time, the Hanoi Department of Information and Communications also requires the above subjects to remove false information.
Regarding the content of the travel schedule of Covid-19 patients in Quang Ninh, so far, the Inspector of the Hanoi Department of Information and Communication has handled a total of 6 cases of fake news about this patient.