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Court orders for takedown of offensive Facebook posts can be extended worldwide, EU court advocate says

Wednesday 5 June 2019 | 11:05 CET | News

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Facebook should be more pro-active in removing violating content across its network once informed, according to the EU Court of Justice's advocate general. The opinion was issued in a case brought by an Austrian MP seeking removal of harmful comments on the social network. The advocate general said a court order for Facebook to take down the comments could cover not just Austria, but any identical comments across the global social network. 

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook
Countries: Austria / Europe
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