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Sri Lanka's social media ban

Following the deadly bombings over Easter, Sri Lankan authorities try to stem conspiracy theories online. But are they making the problem worse? Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones.

Following the deadly bombings over Easter, Sri Lankan authorities try to stem lies and conspiracy theories online. But are they making the problem worse? Plus, as the UK looks set to approve Huawei's involvement in its 5G network, has China won the argument over trust in its tech? And we talk to an entrepreneur trying to increase access to credit for small and medium-sized businesses in India. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with BBC tech reporter Jane Wakefield, and technology researcher Stephanie Hare.

(Image: A Sri Lankan Special Task Force soldier stands guard in front of a mosque after a string of suicide bombings at Catholic churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday, Credit: REUTERS / Dinuka Liyanawatte).

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Fri 26 Apr 2019 21:06GMT

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