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German minister steps up fight against online hate speech

Tuesday 27 September 2016 | 10:24 CET | News
German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said the government could take legal action against Facebook and other social media groups if they do not intensify their fight against illegal hate speech or Islamist "terror fantasies", Reuters.com reports. Maas said Facebook, Twitter and Google were removing illegal content from the internet more frequently and quickly, but more work was needed.

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