Germany Insists in Regulating Online Social Networks, Despite Facebook's Promises

July 9, 2020

A German law in force since 2018 demands that social networks delete or block obviously criminal content within 24 hours of receiving a complaint or face a hefty fine.

The legislation has been closely watched as concerns mount globally about hateful posts, but it has had a limited impact so far and has not stopped online hate speech in Germany, blamed for helping to fuel a wave of racist attacks in the last year.

Read more at: https://en.mercopress.com/2020/07/09/hate-speech-germany-insists-in-regulating-online-social-networks-despite-facebook-s-promises



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