French “hate speech” lawsuit leading to worldwide online censorship

from The Realist Report:

The Jewish Daily Forward recently published an article describing how large Internet-based social media companies, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, are dealing with online “hate speech,” particularly in the aftermath of a judicial ruling roughly one year ago in France that required Twitter to remove “anti-Semitic” content. The article notes:

A little over a year after a French court forced Twitter to remove some anti-Semitic content, experts say the ruling has had a ripple effect, leading other Internet companies to act more aggressively against hate speech in an effort to avoid lawsuits.

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