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EU mulling over uniform set of laws to fight online hate speech and calls for violence

Online companies say they are in a difficult position as they are not liable for content posted on their platforms and not required to actively monitor what goes up.


THE European Union (EU) is considering legislative measures to harmonise how online platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Google take down hate speech and incitement to violence, a draft document seen by Reuters shows.

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