Alphabet and Vietnamese government to collaborate on removing ‘toxic’ content

Following a meeting between Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chairman of Alphabet Eric Schmidt, the two parties announced to work together to remove ‘toxic information’. Schmidt reassured the prime minister that Alphabet will work to remove content that violate Vietnamese laws. In similar cases, Alphabet developed curated YouTube sites for Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Alphabet remarks that this agreement is in line with their policies for working with governments.