Should sharing fake news be a crime?

“Fake news” has always existed. Egyptian pharaohs used to spread stories about bogus military victories. But in the internet age, some say the problem is worse than ever — particularly after reports of spies using fake news to influence elections. Now, in Malaysia, you can be imprisoned just for sharing it. But should this really be a crime? What do you think? Discuss this week’s “You Decide” with the rest of your class and make your vote!

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