How the online falsehoods Bill can be improved

Over the last few weeks, members of the Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) have carefully reviewed the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation (Pofma) Bill that was tabled in Parliament on April 1. The response from diverse stakeholders to date is heartening, suggesting a strong, shared interest in Singapore's safety and security in this digital age.

As an industry voice for Internet policy in the Asia-Pacific, the AIC recognises that the perpetration of deliberate online misinformation is a serious and highly complex issue.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 04, 2019, with the headline 'How the online falsehoods Bill can be improved'. Print Edition | Subscribe