Both the Federal Government and the Opposition want a law against social media to pass in a hurry so that they can brandish it during the election campaign and style themselves as firm, decisive entities that act against tech companies when needed.

Published in Open Sauce

Singapore has proposed a law to police social media, with those who spread lies online that harm the public interest to be jailed for 10 years, while companies that host the falsehoods would be fined up to S$1 million (A$1.03 million).

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Federal Government will fine social media and online platforms operating in the country $10 million for serious breaches of the Privacy Act, or thrice the value of any benefit derived from the breach.

Published in Technology Regulation

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