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German govt plans reform of Network Enforcement Act for online content

Friday 17 January 2020 | 10:09 CET | News
The German government plans to reform the Network Enforcement Act (NetzDG), Golem.de reports, citing a 36-page document prepared by Federal Minister of Justice Christine Lambrecht. According to the document, providers such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter will have to offer a way to make it easier for users to object to decisions to delete content, or to decisions to reject a complaint. Game streaming platforms like Twitch will also fall under the law in the future. As part of the changes, the government is also implementing the new EU directive for audiovisual media services.  

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