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Twitter, Facebook, YouTube sued for racist content in France

Tuesday 17 May 2016 | 09:35 CET | News
Three French anti-racism and anti-homophobia charities are suing Twitter, YouTube and Facebook for allegedly failing to meet their legal obligation to take down illicit messages in a reasonable period of time. When SOS-Racisme, SOS-Homophobie and Jewish student union UEJF monitored the three companies' moderation efforts for the first time in March, they discovered that only a tiny minority of hate content was being taken down. The three charities will present a report at a conference on fighting hate online that will set out the approach they want to see taken.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook / Twitter / YouTube
Countries: France / World
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