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EU says self-regulation not enough to combat fake news online

Thursday 10 September 2020 | 16:19 CET | News
Self-regulation is not enough to fight the tide of fake news and disinformation online, according to an initial assessment by the European Commission of the industry code adopted by social media companies. The code has helped put the spotlight on the problem and encourage internet companies to do more, but improved reporting on their efforts and greater cooperation with the advertising sector is needed, the report found. The Commission plans to introduce regulatory initiatives on the matter before the end of 2020. 

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