Sat, Sep 22, 2018 - Page 8 News List

EDITORIAL: Cyberthreats must be dealt with now

Taiwan, the US and other nations need to do more to stop hostile interference in their democratic processes by ensuring they have the necessary laws to target and punish those that aid and abet such actions.

It is too late for Taiwan or the US to do much ahead of their November elections except try to increase public awareness about disinformation campaigns and fake news, but both countries face key presidential elections in two years. Action is needed now to ensure those polls do not face the same level of threat.

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