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Sat Jun 8, 2019, 07:59 PM

2. The new Digital Charter may help to some extent.


Canada launches Digital Charter to combat hate speech and fake news
May 21, 2019 1:36 PM PDT

Canada has launched its new Digital Charter, designed to protect its citizens online and enforce rules governing social media platforms.

The charter will target fake news and hate speech online, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday.

"The platforms are failing their users, and they're failing our citizens," Trudeau said. "They have to step up in a major way to counter disinformation. And if they don't, we will hold them to account and there will be meaningful financial consequences."

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https://www.cnet.com/news/canada-launches-digital-charter-to-combat-hate-speech-and-fake-news/

No. It's not just the "Trump effect", you're right.

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