Posts Tagged ‘Online misinformation’

Sri Lanka moots jail terms for social media misuse

Thursday, October 5th, 2023

Sri Lankan rights groups warned Monday that proposed jail terms for spreading misinformation on social media amounted to a wholesale effort to stifle criticism of the island nation’s beleaguered government. An “online safety bill” that mandates five-year prison sentences for any social media post government regulators consider to be “false” or causing offence is set Read more