Fake News & Cyberlaw


Today, we all are consuming data and information on social media. Most of the times, we tend to believe that what we see on social media is correct. The advent of Over-The-Top Applications like WhatsApp have further made the dissemination of information as easy as the click of a button. Unfortunately, a large chunk of the information that is posted on social media is invariably either not accurate or is false.

This Book seeks to examine the important legal, policy and regulatory issues pertaining to fake news at a global level, to analyze what are the various cyberlaw approaches adopted in different countries to deal with fake news and further what are the other legal paradigms that need to be addressed by lawmakers and decision makers as they go forward in the direction of effectively regulating fake news.

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