Fake news rule ‘only for short term’


Black and white: Saifuddin (left) and Takiyuddin showing the Emergency Ordinance document to the media in Putrajaya. — Bernama

PUTRAJAYA: The Emergency Ordinance to act against fake news is a short-term remedy to deal with misinformation, says the de facto law minister.

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan added that along with other ordinances enacted during this period, it will cease at the latest six months after the Emergency is lifted.

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