New Rules for Social Media Platforms: At present, the scope of social media is increasing day by day. On which all the countries keep taking action according to the need. In the hall, the Parliament of Singapore has passed a law to prevent false content on social media. Let us tell you what this new law is.
this is the new rule
In view of the ill-effects of harmful content falling on the Internet, the Parliament of Singapore has passed a law, according to this law, harmful content uploaded on social media sites will have to be blocked in the shortest possible time. In case the platform concerned refuses to remove such content, the government may issue directions to the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), an Internet access service provider company, to block access from users.
so much fine
During the debate in the Parliament of Singapore, the Minister of Communications and Information, Josephine Teo, said in the Parliament, that our effort is to identify and identify the areas of damage in a targeted manner. If social media platforms do not comply with the rules under the law and do not block access to harmful content from social media platforms within a few hours, then a maximum fine of up to 1 million Singapore dollars (approximately 581 million Indian rupees) is proposed against them. Is.
Wrong content will stop like this
Under the provision of the new law, if an online platform or communication service does not block the inappropriate content, IMDA can block access to that Internet access service provider by issuing instructions to users in Singapore.
The Government of Singapore introduced the Online Security (Miscellaneous Amendment) Bill for the first time in the Parliament of Singapore on 3 October. The bill empowers IMDA to deal with and act against online content that is harmful to the people of Singapore. However, Singapore’s Broadcasting Act does not apply to entities operating from outside the country’s borders.