3 months Senate President files measure that seeks to eliminate spread of fake news in online platforms MB
By Hannah Torregoza Senate President Vicente Sotto III has sought passage of a measure that seeks to counteract the spread of false information through online and other social media platforms. Sen. Vicente Sotto III (Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN) Sotto’s Senate Bill No. 9 or the proposed “Anti-Fake News” bill, primarily seeks to eliminate the spread of fake news in websites and other online sites by holding persons who maliciously create or spread fake news through the Internet criminally liable. The bill, otherwise known as “An Act Prohibiting the Publication and Proliferation of False Content on the Philippine ... more