Experts: Proposed Act requires careful study and clear definition

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  • Wednesday, 07 Mar 2018

PETALING JAYA: The Government should not rush the proposed fake news Act without studying it carefully and clearly defining what is considered illegal, lawyers and academicians said.

Prof Dr Mansor Mohd Noor of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) said the term “fake news” is very broad and in drafting such a law, the Government must clearly define what it wants to make illegal.

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