After a long discussion and debate of two days, Singapore Parliament passed Fake News Bill on 8 May 2019. This bill is to recorrect or remove fake news by online media, according to the government.
However, journalists, academics and global technology companies expressed concern over free speech and abuse of power. This expression (sharing your thoughts with others) can also be used to hold on freedom.
Main features of Bill
Punishment on violation of Law
Singapore is the one who controls its large local media outlets. In the World Press Freedom Index of Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Singapore is at 151th out of 180 countries. Various types of penalties have been proposed under this bill. It can be used for free exchange of ideas and information.
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