Minister: An “unfortunate convergence or coincidence” that fake news law has been used against opposition politicians

Minister for Communications and Information S Iwaran said in Parliament on Monday (Jan 6) that it was “convergence, some might say an unfortunate convergence or coincidence”. He was referring to the first few directions to correct falsehoods, issued under the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (Pofma), which have been made against individuals who … Continue reading Minister: An “unfortunate convergence or coincidence” that fake news law has been used against opposition politicians