Watchman: The Silencing of the Lambs the United Nations Calls for ‘Global Guidelines’ to Combat ‘Disinformation’ on Social Media

HNewsWire: Last month, over 4,300 individuals attended a meeting hosted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to demand for worldwide rules for regulating social media platforms. The three-day Internet for Trust Conference attempted to build the regulatory legislation that will serve as the framework for its public draft, which will be presented in September. "The blurring of true and false boundaries, the highly coordinated denial of scientific facts, the amplification of disinformation and conspiracies—these did not emerge from social media. Yet, in the absence of control, they thrive much better than the truth "Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, stated during her introductory statement. She asked governments to work together to ensure that information remains a global common good, noting that "only by fully measuring this technological transformation can we assure it does not sacrifice human rights,...

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