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UN special rapporteur gives anti-fake news law thumbs down

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A UN special rapporteur has criticised Malaysia’s proposed legislation to curb “fake news” for being too punitive and “seemingly disproportionate.”

In a series of tweets, David Kaye, who advises the UN on freedom of opinion and expression, also opined that the definition of “fake news” was too broad...

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