Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill: Practical suggestions to strengthen Bill

Parliament will debate the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill next week. There can be no serious disagreement that governments need to be adequately equipped to deal with public dangers posed by online disinformation campaigns.

However, the Bill as currently drafted gives reason for pause.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 01, 2019, with the headline 'Practical suggestions to strengthen Bill'. Print Edition | Subscribe