KAITAN TEORI-TEORI KONSPIRASI DENGAN PENYEBARAN HOAKS DAN PEMIDANAAN BAGI PEMBUAT DAN PENYEBARNYA

  • Dippo Alam Fakultas Hukum UNIS Tangerang

Abstract

Many conspiracy theories and hoaxes circulate on social media and internet sites. The problems that the author exposes are the definition of conspiracy theories and hoaxes, recognizing the media for their dissemination and the various dangers caused, the connection between conspiracy theories and hoaxes, motives, and obstacles in implementing prevention, resistance and the conviction. This article is written as a source for the public to know the dangers of conspiracy theories and hoaxes and their prevention. The research method used is qualitative research. Conspiracy theories are a type of hoax, but hoaxes do not have to develop into conspiracy theories. The main motive is economic motive. People needs to improve digital literacy. Law enforcers shall be more active in investigating the conspiracy theorists.

Keywords: Conspiracy Theory, Hoax, Hoax Sentence

Published
2021-07-21