Vietnamese sentenced to 3 years for running porn website

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Nguyen Viet Chung at a trial in Hanoi July 20, 2015 for running a porn website. Photo credit: An Ninh Thu Do Nguyen Viet Chung at a trial in Hanoi July 20, 2015 for running a porn website. Photo credit: An Ninh Thu Do

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A court in Hanoi on Monday sentenced a man to three years in jail for running a website that had hundreds of pornographic videos available for download and streaming for free. 
Nguyen Viet Chung, 32, has been found guilty of distributing pornographic content. 
Investigation found Chung bought the Internet domain in March 2013 and started running the site a month later, illegally republishing links and content from foreign websites.
His website gained more than 2.5 million views over the past one and a half years. 
Chung said he opened the website "for his personal interest" in porn and has not earned any advertisement revenues.

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