France is trying to outlaw ("Russian")fake news

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    great news from France, any chance that Tramp is gonna do something similar to his friend Pynya ´s TV channels ?
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    PARIS — Can a democratic country outlaw fake news?

    France is about to find out after President Emmanuel Macron ordered a law to quash false information disseminated around electoral campaigns.

    Criticism is pouring in from media advocates, tech experts — and Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT. They say the law smacks of authoritarianism, would be impossible to enforce and is sure to backfire."
    https://nypost.com/2018/01/15/france-is-trying-to-outlaw-fake-news/
     
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    A fake country trying to outlaw fake news... well, that’s funny.
     
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    France is the oldest western country , what are you talking about?
     
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    Translation ~ France does not want Russia to tell French people how they rig their elections .
     
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    does not want USA the same?
     
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    I don't get it, we like freedom of information.
     
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    It depends who the Russians are backing.
     
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    It sure wasn't Trump in 2016 he lost by 3 million votes :(
     
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    The bidet is the French mascot, That’s where Au Jus gravy comes from... And their motto is I surrender...
     
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    Fake Rothschild's news helped Macron to win his presidency. Now he calls all the other news "fake". Anybody surprised?
     
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