Sen. Risa Hontiveros: No disinformation campaign vs anti-terror law.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday encouraged healthy discussions on the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, but so long as these are not based on fake news.
Terrorism knows no timing nor borders. As such, some of our country’s policy-makers, especially our people, should know better than just criticizing and believing the massive disinformation campaign against the anti-terrorism bill.
For triggering the blocking of at least P80 billion in congressional realignments from the government's "Build, Build, Build" flagship program, Sen. Panfilo Lacson may have become a target for retaliation by the affected lawmakers.
Facebook said Wednesday it purged dozens of accounts linked to Russian military intelligence in the latest effort to root out manipulation and disinformation of the huge social network.
Pope Francis on Thursday warned against the "disinformation" and "targeted distortion of facts" to be found on the Internet and social networks' "manipulation of personal data".
Tumblr announced Friday the blogging platform was used by a shadowy Russian internet group to spread disinformation during the 2016 election campaign as it published the 84 account handles linked to the effort.
Cyber criminals have latched onto the notion of "fake news" and turned it into a profitable business model, with services starting at under $10, security researchers said Thursday.