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Twitter, Vimeo, WordPress push for EU flexibility in new rules to take down illegal content

Thursday 10 December 2020 | 10:16 CET | News
Twitter, Vimeo, Mozilla and WordPress.com's owner Automattic asked the EU to take a flexible strategy towards harmful and illegal online content instead of blanket rules requiring content removal. The companies said such an approach would help preserve an open internet. 

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Mozilla / Vimeo
Countries: Europe
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