Singapore passes law targeting fake news online. Critics warn of a chilling effect

Facebook, Twitter and Google have been under fire all over the world for not doing enough to police their platforms for misinformation.

The Singaporean government thinks it has a solution: a law that imposes jail time and hundreds of thousands of dollars in potential fines for posting or failing to correct what it calls “online falsehoods” that harm the public interest.

Learn more at the LA Times.