Coronavirus: Fake news crackdown by UK government

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Note: This article was published in March 2020 but may still be relevant.

“A rapid response unit within the Cabinet Office is working with social media firms to remove fake news and harmful content.

The specialist unit is dealing with as many as 10 incidents each day.

It will try to tackle a range of issues online, such as fake “experts” issuing false medical information and criminals running phishing scams.”

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