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Submission to Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods

This form will send a copy of your submission to the Select Committee’s email address and a copy back to your email as a confirmation and check of your submission.

Submission to Select Committee on Fake News
As in NRIC/Passport
Required by the Parliament
Valid email so that you can be contacted
If no, write, "self" if yes, write down the organisation.
Main thrust of your submission
What are your thoughts of falsehoods being spread online by the use of digital technology such as social media platforms like Facebook, apps like Whatsapp.
What do you think are the motivations and reasons for the spreading of such falsehoods, and the types of individuals and entities, both local and foreign, which engage in such activity
What do you think will be the consequences that the spread of online falsehoods can have on Singapore society, including to our institutions and democratic processes
Examples of how online falsehoods can be combatted if there is a need.
If yes, please include summary.