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#NAMAPolicy: What platforms can do to address Fake News

Namapolicy Fake news Amba Kak and Kim Arora

On 21st February 2018, Medianama held a discussion in Delhi, on Fake News and Online Content Regulation, with support from Facebook. The following is notes from the discussion on 'What platforms can do to address Fake News'. The discussion covered possible regulations that could be undertaken to control fake news and features that could be implemented by platform holders to aid in the process. Any discussions on the issue of eliminating fake news have had an impact on the preexisting debate on online content regulation. Amba Kak of the Mozilla Foundation said, "For better or for worse, it seems that the question of what do we do with fake news and the separate question of how do we curb the power of platforms is often conflated. The reason why policy people like me find this confusing is the latter question…

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