Fixing Fake News: Is 'Legal Action' On Tech Giants Justified?
PUBLISHED ON: August 30, 2018 | Duration: 21 min, 15 sec
A high-level committee formed to find a solution to the spread of fake news and mob violence triggered by it has recommended, amongst other things, the option of using legal recourse against tech giants like WhatsApp and Facebook, if they fail to curb fake messages or rumours, sources say. On Trending @ 10, we debate: is 'legal action' on tech giants justified? And what are the solutions to fix the problem of fake news?