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Watchdog calls on tech giants to disclose content censorship rules

Tuesday 8 May 2018 | 14:11 CET | News
A coalition of digital rights groups has published a set of guidelines to back up its call for tech companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter to be more transparent about the censorship of content on their platforms, reports TechCrunch. The "set of minimum standards" has been dubbed the Santa Clara Principles (SCP) and urges tech companies to disclose three types of categories, namely, numbers (of posts removed, accounts suspended); notice (to users about content removals and account suspensions); and appeals (for users impacted by content removals or account suspensions).

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Countries: World
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