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‘Jackie Chan Dead’ Hoax and Other False News Reports Spreading Malware

A screenshot shows what the Jackie Chan false death report app looks like in Facebook.   Jackie Chan death reports–sometimes used to spam Facebook malware–have circulated widely for the past several months, but the martial arts actor is still alive. … Continue reading

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Gambian law to jail Internet users who are spreading “false news”

Gambian parliament has approved a law that imposes a 15 years of imprisonment and a fine of $90,000 on internet users associated with publishing or spreading ‘false news’ to provoke government and public officials.According to Jolofnews, the country’s Minister for … Continue reading

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