Uganda cracks down on spreading coronavirus-related misinformation
The Uganda Communications Commission announced on March 22 that it would crack down on people spreading fake videos and misinformation about the novel coronavirus through social media, noting that this behaviour is illegal under the Computer Misuse Act, the Data Protection and Privacy Act, and other penal laws. UCC went on to warn in a public notice that it would arrest and prosecute violators.
Writer: China.org.cn; UCC
Publication: China.org.cn; Twitter