Sep 22, 2020

New rules for web and social media!  Featured

It is reported that the Minister of Justice - Ali Sabry has submitted a Cabinet paper yesterday (21) with regard to introducing new laws for news published online.

It is said that the cabinet paper has been submitted citing that there is a tendency to publish fake news on websites and social media, which requires tightened rules.

According to the 'Aruna' newspaper, new rules and regulations have already been issued regarding fake news.

An amended Bill has been submitted to the cabinet by minister Sabry under the Cabinet Memorandum dated 20/1328/330/007 yesterday (21).

It is said that the Ministry of Justice has decided to amend rules and regulations regarding the publication of fake news due to the insufficiency of prevailing rules and regulations as well as to take action against propaganda published by various media using new technology.