Wee Tracker: Zimbabwe’s Speedy Social Media Law Is Africa’s Latest Internet Censorship Plot

Wee Tracker: Zimbabwe’s Speedy Social Media Law Is Africa’s Latest Internet Censorship Plot. “A cyber bill that seeks to punish peddlers of falsehood on social media could become law as soon as October this year in Zimbabwe. That’s because Zimbabwe is fast-tracking the adoption of a divisive new law which critics believe is more about muffling dissent than curbing falsehood. As part of the provisions in this new piece of legislation, individuals found guilty of spreading false information via social media face a jail term of up to five years, or a fine, or both.”

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