The worst author of false information is Donald Trump, the president of the United States according to UN Special Rapporteur David Kaye.
An interview published in Digital Rights MonitorKaye said that “governments are real criminals when it comes to disinformation. Governments are publishing false information. In my own country, the United States, the worst author of false information is the President of the United States.”
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– David Kaye (@davidakaye) December 27, 2018
Kaye is a law professor at the University of California at Irvine and has also served as the United Nations Special Rapporteur for the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Expression and Opinion since 2014.
In the interview, Kaye highlighted threats to free expression online and the role journalists play in exposing fake news. What caught most people’s attention was how he described it. Donald trump.
Kaye believes journalists have a good understanding of the issues of fake news and that time is proactive reporting on privacy violations.
The image of the house of freedom 2018. report The paintings are not the best: Internet freedom worsened in 26 countries, out of a total of 65 countries studied. He also noted that a significant number of countries were increasing vigilance to combat fake news.
In India itself, last week saw Two notifications from the Government of India. similarly: MHA notified 10 agencies that allow them to obtain information through any computer and MEITY proposed changes to the IT Act to address the problem of fake news with the possibility of breaking encryption for some online intermediaries.