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German prosecutors probe Facebook under hate speech laws

Tuesday 8 November 2016 | 10:17 CET | News
German prosecutors are investigating Facebook executives, including Mark Zuckerberg, after an allegation that the social network broke hate speech laws. The Munich prosecutor's office confirmed it was examining whether Facebook leadership had failed to act in accordance with Germany's national anti-hate speech laws requiring the deletion of racist or violent postings, according to a report in Reuters.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook
Countries: Germany
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