In fake news case, Singapore government says ordinary person would have misread SDP’s posts squib

The Singapore government on Friday argued that online posts made by an opposition party would have misled people into thinking local jobs were being lost to foreigners, as the city state’s first fake news hearing wrapped up.The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (Pofma) – which allows ministers to order corrections on statements they determine to be false and which harm public interest – came into force last October and has been invoked four times in under a month, primarily…
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