Germany Passes Debatable Regulation To High-Quality Fb Over Hate Speech

The Network Enforcement Act, commonly referred to as the “Facebook law,” was passed by the Bundestag, Germany’s parliamentary body, on Friday.
Social media companies are facing pressure to remove hate speech, fake news, and terrorist propaganda from European Union leaders, as well.
Under the law, social media companies would face steep fines for failing to remove “obviously illegal” content — including hate speech, defamation, and incitements to violence — within 24 hours.
German lawmakers havecontroversial law under which Facebook Twitter , and other social media companies could face fines of up to €50 million ($57 million) for failing to remove hate speech.
Maas has also called for Europe-wide regulations on hate speech and fake news.

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