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Facebook responds to Israeli censure on alleged incitement

Monday 4 July 2016 | 11:27 CET | News
Facebook says it is doing its share to remove abusive content from the social network, after Israeli allegations that it was uncooperative in stemming messages that might spur Palestinian violence, Reuters reported. Israel has witnessed a ten-month-old surge in Palestinian street attacks and its government said Facebook has been used to perpetuate such bloodshed. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing coalition government is drafting legislation to enable it to order social media sites to remove postings deemed threatening.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook
Countries: Israel
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