Global Law on Online Disinformation Content

Global internet law is evolving and fragmenting.

Information that is false or misleading is circulating at alarming rates. Powered by state actors and coordinated pressure groups motivated by conspiracy theories and profit, this malicious activity threatens public health and national cohesion. It is eroding trust in the institutions of the state.

This report, the third in our series, provides Trust & Safety teams with an overview of the relevant legislation in almost 70 countries that direct the handling of false online information and the networks that propel it.

Download the full report for national and regional summaries and links to relevant pieces of legislation. The laws are effective November 2022.


*The report is meant as an informational tool. It is not legal advice.