11 Jan '18, 3am

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The process of enacting legislation to combat fake news has taken its first step. On Jan. 5, the Ministry of Law issued a press release stating that the government intends to introduce new legislation to counter the spread of “deliberate online falsehoods”. Advertisement K Shanmugam wants Parliament to set up a Select Committee to look into “deliberate online falsehoods” (aka fake news) Together with the Ministry of Communications and Information, a Green Paper was released , which elaborates on the spread of online falsehoods in other parts of the world and its impact. Singapore at high risk On Jan. 10, Minister for Law and Minister for Home Affairs K. Shanmugam moved the motion in Parliament for the appointment of a select committee to examine the issue. He described how other countries have come under attack from both state and non-state actors, who spread deliberate fa...

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