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French parliament approves law to curb 'fake news' during elections

Wednesday 4 July 2018 | 14:42 CET | News
France's lower house of parliament has approved draft legislation to fight the spread of 'fake news' during election campaigns, first unveiled by president Emmanuel Macron in January. The text of the new law was the subject of a heated debate in June on the mechanisms to identify false and misleading information, under fears that freedom of expression could be at risk.

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