Online giants must bolster free speech against abuse, or watch innovation die

 It’s no wonder politicians feel justified in saying enough is enough. The news last week that the German government had proposed fining Facebook and Twitter up to $53m (€50m) for failing to remove abuse, slander, fake news and hate speech within 24 hours once again threw into sharp relief the differences in attitudes between Europe and the US to online content. If followed through, such… Read More


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