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Balancing Free Speech and Online Conduct: The Dilemma of Legal Amendments

The proposed legal amendment aims to criminalize online behaviors like threats and misinformation, raising concerns about potential government overreach and intimidation of journalists while attempting to protect individuals, especially the youth, from online harassment and dangers of misinformation. This controversial proposal challenges democratic values and journalistic integrity, highlighting the intricate balance between preventing online misconduct and upholding civil liberties, sparking a heated debate on the boundaries of free speech and proper online conduct.