Tackling Infodemic about COVID-19: what’s happening in US and Europe?

by Michele Barbieri

Infodemic triggered by the spread of news about COVID-19 (both true and fake) has increased the focus of the regulators on disinformation and on the role of the social media. Next regulatory decisions will be important to deal with this phenomenon. Hostile actors use fake news in order to undermine western democracies and, in this pandemic, these networks can damage public health and safety.

This short note to provide you useful links about Infodemic and regulation against online disinformation in US and Europe.

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