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Facebook to help French authorities identify hate speech suspects

Wednesday 26 June 2019 | 12:37 CET | News
France's secretary of state for digital affairs, Cedric O, told Reuters that Facebook has committed to reveal IP addresses of hate speech suspects, using the accelerated procedure previously reserved to terrorism and child pornography cases. Describing the decision as a major move, the minister said that it meant French judges could proceed without facing delays.

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