Damian Collins

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(politician)
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Born1974-02-04
Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
NationalityBritish
Alma materSt Benet's Hall (Oxford)
Children • 1s
• 1d
SpouseSarah Richardson
Member ofCenter for Countering Digital Hate, Henry Jackson Society
InterestsCOVID-19
PartyConservative
Integrity Initiative connected UK politician

Damian Collins is a UK politician with a connection to the Integrity Initiative. He has been active in promoting internet censorship and raising awareness of "fake news".

"Fake news"

Collins headed an inquiry into fighting the so-called "fake news" problem, which is reportedly considering increasing the maximum punishment for publishing real information online, from 2 years to 14 years.[1]

"Dangerous misinformation online about the COVID-19 pandemic"

In April 2020 CBC reported that Damian Collins had issued a "call for laws to punish those responsible for spreading dangerous misinformation online about the COVID-19 pandemic."[2]

Connections

Damian Collins' name features in the Document:5 July Seminar; Potential guest list for discussion leaked from the Integrity Initiative.


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