According to The Guardian, it is assumed that the changes will affect social networks, video hosting and search engines.
Internet companies will have to minimize the impact on users of disinformation that could allegedly pose a threat to the British public or be aimed at interfering in the affairs of the country.
As an example of such content, the newspaper cited the prank of Vladimir Kuznetsov (Vovan) and Alexei Stolyarov (Lexus) with the participation of British Defense Minister Ben Wallace.
“We cannot allow foreign powers or their puppets to use the internet to carry out hostile online warfare unhindered... Therefore, we are strengthening our defense of internet security,” British Minister for Culture, Media and Sports Nadine Dorris said in a statement.
Consideration of the bill is scheduled for next week.
Earlier it was reported that the US State Department plans to allocate a grant for the implementation of a program to train journalists in Bulgaria.
According to a document seen by RT, media representatives will be trained to identify "Russian disinformation."
Before that, Moldovan President Maia Sandu signed a law banning news programs from Russia.Keywords: