Singapore's Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) has been invoked for the first, second, and third time, all in the space of one week.
The government issued two Correction Directions - one to Brad Bowyer, an opposition politician, and another to Alex Tan, a former...
Singapore has passed a controversial anti-fake news law that gives authorities sweeping powers to police online platforms and even private chat groups.
The government can now order platforms to remove what it deems to be false statements that are "against the public interest", and to post...
On 1 April, the government of Singapore introduced the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill. Often referred to as the Singaporean anti-fake news law, it is expected to be enacted with a few changes in the coming weeks or months. From Verfassungsblog.
It’s been about a year since Singapore’s Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods held its open hearings. Although no Bills have yet been tabled, Singapore is expecting legislation to deal with “fake news” and foreign interference. But what would their impact be? From New Naratif.
The Singapore government announced that it will be amending the Copyright Act to update its copyright regime in an effort to support creators and users of video content.
A critical part of the suite of amendments includes new enforcement measures to deter retailers from profiting from...
Singapore intends to treat fake news with the same comprehensive approach as it does illicit drugs while allowing space for a “robust” discourse, according to a cabinet minister involved in discussions on new regulations.
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