Hoax News Study On Social Media Based On Islamic Law And Law No. 19 Of 2016 Concerning Amendments To Law No. 11 Of 2008 Concerning Electronic Transactions And Information

Aryani Witasari, Masrur Ridwan


Lately, hoaxes on social media are increasingly rampant, almost every day news information is never empty
of news about lies. Covid 19 news which is news warmest as long as almost one in is a soft meal for those
who like to make fake news. This incident really saddened our hearts to hear it. Society needs a strong filter for receive news that is not necessarily true. It never hurts to check from which news sources and who’s preaching.The spread of fake news according to Islamic law is not justified as stated in the Qur’an Surat An-Nur 24 verse (14) and verse (15), Allah has given an explanation to mankind to always speak the truth, especially in conveying a message or news, because Delivering a message that is not true will not be reassuring, Prophet Muhammad He has also given an example for us to become people who can be trusted, one of which is by being honest with others.Indonesia as a country committed to the progress of the times, especially in the field of technology With this information, the Government supports the development of Information Technology through infrastructure laws and regulations so that the use of Information technology is carried out safely to prevent its abuse by paying attention to the religious and socio-cultural values of the Indonesian people. The threat of punishment for hoax spreaders, based on Law No.19 of 2016 concerning Amendment against Law No. 11 of 2011 concerning Electronic Information and Transactions as referred to as stated in Article 45A paragraph (1), namely by imprisonment for a maximum of 6 (six) year and / or a maximum fine of Rp. 1 billion.

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Peter Mahmud Marzuki, 2009, Legal Research , Kencana, Jakarta

Law No. 19 of 2016 concerning Amendments to Law No. 11 of 2008 Concerning Electronic Information and Transactions

https://www.liputan6.com/news/read/3867707/hoax-adalah-ciri-ciri-dan-cara-mengatasinya-di-Dunia-maya-with-easy, by Reporter: Nisa Mutia Sari

author from Herman / YUD, source: BeritaSatu.com, https : //www.beritasatu.com/yudo-dahono / digital / 547545 / ini-12-characteristic-news-hoax




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