• EU to fine social media platforms that take more than 1 hour to remove extremist content

    2 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    The European Union is reportedly planning to impose stricter regulations on social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter over the removal of online terrorist propaganda. The Financial Times reported on Sunday that according to new draft regulations to be published next month, the EU plans to impose fines on companies if terrorist content is not deleted within an hour of posting, abandoning its earlier approach of getting internet platforms to remove such content voluntarily. The upcoming legislation builds on guidelines first prescribed by the EU in March for removal of...
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  • EU targets tech giants with tough new anti-terror content rules

    EU targets tech giants with tough new anti-terror content rules

    2 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    Even though Google, Twitter and Facebook have been allegedly trying to curb the spread of radical sentiments on their social platforms, the European Union isn't satisfied. The EU will soon be proposing a new law that will force all technology companies - including large and small businesses - to identify and delete terror propaganda, with failure to comply leading to hefty fines. The details of the legislation are still being discussed but, as Bloomberg reports, it could follow the guidelines laid down in March this year, which gives internet companies an hour to inform authorities and...
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  • EU to force Facebook, Twitter, YouTube to remove terrorist content

    EU to force Facebook, Twitter, YouTube to remove terrorist content

    2 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    The European Union is becoming the champion of digital privacy, safety, and fair play, whether you like it or not. And some companies definitely don't. After the still controversial GDPR and its high-profile fine of Google for its monopoly over Android, the European Commission, the EU's legal body, is turning its sights on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. The...
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