Germany proposes hefty hate speech fines for social media companies

March 14, 2017

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

According to The New York Times, German Justice Minister Heiko Maas announced a proposal that would impose hefty fines on platforms that are not aggressively policing users' hate speech.

Read more at: https://origin-nyi.thehill.com/policy/technology/323870-germany-proposes-hefty-hate-speech-fines-for-social-media-companies


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