Infox: what can the law do?

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Social networks have become the main propagator of the REUTERS / Regis Duvignau infox

By: François Bernard

21 mins

Social networks have become the main propagator of infox.

Easy to access, open to everyone, they allow false information to flow freely.

Yet in France, a law passed on March 13, 2018, establishes a number of rules intended to stem the dissemination of fake news.

Does this new legal regime have a significant effect?

How have the platforms that host social networks integrated it into their operations?

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In the program

Interview with Maître Merav Griguer, associate lawyer at Bird & Bird specializing in digital law and lecturer at Sciences Po

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the chronicle of 

Sophie Malibeaux

No, Senegal is not one of the first seven African countries to launch a vaccination campaign, as stated by the spokesperson for the presidency.

Verification made by

Valdez Onanina of Africa Check.

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