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Ireland to compel social media companies to remove abuse

Thursday 9 February 2017 | 16:35 CET | News
The Irish government is to create a new regulator with sweeping powers to remove offensive material posted on social networks, the Irish Independent reported. A forthcoming Digital Safety Commissioner will have the power to compel companies such as Facebook and Twitter to take down material that could be considered distasteful or abusive.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook / Twitter
Countries: Ireland
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