Disinformation and 'fake news': Final Report published - News from Parliament

Calls for: Compulsory Code of Ethics for tech companies overseen by independent regulator Regulator given powers to launch legal action against companies breaching code Government to reform current electoral communications laws and rules on overseas involvement in UK elections Social media companies obliged to take down known sources of harmful content, including proven sources of disinformation Further finds that: Electoral law 'not fit for purpose' Facebook intentionally and knowingly violated both data privacy and anti-competition laws Damian Collins MP, Chair of the DCMS Committee said: "Our inquiry over the last year has identified three big threats to our society.