Singapore has proposed a law to tackle harmful web content. Photo: Shutterstock
Singapore has proposed a law to tackle harmful web content. Photo: Shutterstock
Singapore

Singapore proposes new law to tackle harmful online content

  • Under the bill, regulators can order platforms to block ‘egregious content’ including posts advocating violence or depictions of child sex exploitation
  • In 2019, Singapore passed a law combating ‘fake news’, which allows the government to order sites to put warnings next to posts it deems to be false

Singapore has proposed a law to tackle harmful web content. Photo: Shutterstock
Singapore has proposed a law to tackle harmful web content. Photo: Shutterstock
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