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UK Committee on Fake News Calls for Stringent Measures on Tech Firms

Jul 30, 2018 - Marketline Newswire

The committee comes up with a series of recommendations in a move to check the fake news phenomenon, particularly on social media sites. The UK Parliament's Digital, Media, Sports and Culture committee said that fake news is a threat to democracy while urging the government to take action on technology firms which host harmful and illegal content on their platforms.

The committee came up with a series of recommendations in its report on fake news and the impact it has on Brexit.In its repo...