Bill eyes tougher action against incitement on social media

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans New legislation seeks to mandate social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter to monitor, remove posts inciting violence or terrorism or face a hefty fine • Public security minister says new bill imperative, “Facebook has certain responsibilities.” A new bill…

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Social Media, A Driving Tool During Elections

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The media as a tool for mass communication has evolved over the years leading to the emergence of more stylish mechanisms for communication often referred to as ‘social media’ These social media platforms have succeeded in serving as a tool for…

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Users sign away their firstborns on fake social network

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans We already know that people are willing to hand over their firstborns for free Wi-Fi. Or, at least, they’re more willing to accidentally sign over perpetual ownership of their tots than they are to read lengthy terms and conditions. We know…

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China says to crackdown on fake news from social media

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans China’s internet regulator will launch a crackdown on the reporting of news gathered from social media, as part of what the government calls a campaign against fake news and the spreading of rumours. In a statement late on Sunday, the Cyberspace…

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