The EU wants to sanction spreaders of misinformation

Appearing to be running out of ideas about what fresh salvo of sanctions to fire Russia’s way, the EU has come up with the “ultimate addition” to the ongoing, often absurd, but undeniably harmful “war on disinformation.”

And the solution is to start imposing sanctions on individuals or entities that the EU marks as guilty of spreading disinformation. The sanctions regime against accused purveyors of “disinformation” would include the usual: freezing of assets, travel bans, etc.

The idea to propose such a thing to EU’s policymakers did not come from some obscure grouping of MEPs in the European Parliament, either, but from the organization’s foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell himself.

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