UK lawmaker proposes requiring social media companies to give a “truth score” to all users

UK lawmaker proposes requiring social media companies to give a “truth score” to all users

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The proposal says that every user that produces online content, including “comments and reviews” and who receives a certain number of online views, which is to be determined by the UK communications regulator, should have their content indexed and assigned a truth score.

The person’s speech is then to be “displayed in a way which allows any user easily to reach an informed view of the likely factual accuracy of the content at the same time as they encounter it.”

Source: UK lawmaker John Penrose proposes dystopian idea to give citizens a truth score on social media

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