French Law Against Manipulation of Information / La Lutte Contre la Manipulation de l’Information

Legislation or legislative material

Website/link: https://www.gouvernement.fr/action/contre-la-manipulation-de-l-information

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Published date: September 20, 2018

Last updated: 6/15/2021

Country: France

Legislation status: Legislation in force

Subject tag: Disinformation and misinformation

The law against manipulation of information, which aims to better protect democracy against various forms of intentional dissemination of false news, was passed at second reading at the National Assembly on 20 November 2018.
[This entry was sourced with minor edits from the Carnegie Endowment’s Partnership for Countering Influence Operations and its baseline datasets initiative. You can find more information here: https://ceip.knack.com/pcio-baseline-datasets]