AT&T and Johnson & Johnson Pull Ads From YouTube

AT&T and Johnson & Johnson, among the biggest advertisers in the United States, were among several companies to say...

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Google Tries to Stop Ads From Appearing Next to Hate Speech

Google moved on Tuesday to protect its lucrative advertising business by giving marketers greater control...

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Germany proposes hefty hate speech fines for social media companies

A proposed hate speech law in Germany could lead to millions of dollars in fines for social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.

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Blumenthal Unveils Bill To Toughen Federal Hate Crimes Law

Connecticut U.S. says he’s introducing legislation that would strengthen federal law to help combat an uptick in hate crimes...

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Twitter says it's broadening campaign to fight hate speech and abuse

The company said Tuesday that it has begun identifying people who have been banned for abusive behavior and will stop them from creating new accounts.

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EU urges U.S. tech giants to act faster against hate speech

U.S. tech giants including Facebook, Twitter, Google's YouTube and Microsoft will have to act faster to tackle online hate speech or face laws forcing them to do so...

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ADF Int’l. Lawyer On European Hate Speech Laws: ‘Subjective Feelings' Cannot Be Policed

Paul Coleman, senior counsel and deputy director of Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) International, says...

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Massive Increase In Arrests For ‘Hate Speech’ On Social Media

The number of people arrested in London for so-called “online crimes of speech”, mainly made on social media, has shot up in...

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Facebook, YouTube, Microsoft, Twitter crack down on hate speech

In a code of conduct released Tuesday, the European Commission said its goal is to squash illegal online hate speech before it goes viral.

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Twitter Inc. forms Trust & Safety Council to fight hate speech and harassment

Its not that Twitter Inc. doesn't appreciate quirky, healthy banter on its social-networking platform; however, the company has announced that...

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