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Facebook doesn't understand German, at least not in court

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 05:50

19-year-old Anas Modamani and his lawyer, Chan-jo Jun, at the district court in Wuerzburg, southern Germany.


A GERMAN lawsuit over a photo showing a Syrian refugee with Chancellor Angela Merkel has put Facebook Inc's hate-speech policies under scrutiny. But the high-profile case has also shed light on complaints that the company tries to avoid and delay lawsuits in the country.

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