Austria’s online hate speech law prompts question marks about ‘overblocking’

By |julij 24th, 2020|Austria, digital services act, DSA, Germany, hate speech, NetzDG, News, Online, online hate speech|

In the fight against illegal online content, the Austrian government wants to make platforms more accountable. Many details are still missing, but the German NetzDG seems to be a model. Critics fear over-blocking and collateral damage but also see oppo...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Austria’s online hate speech law prompts question marks about ‘overblocking’

Austria’s online hate speech law prompts question marks about ‘overblocking’

By |julij 24th, 2020|Austria, digital services act, DSA, Germany, hate speech, NetzDG, News, Online, online hate speech|

In the fight against illegal online content, the Austrian government wants to make platforms more accountable. Many details are still missing, but the German NetzDG seems to be a model. Critics fear over-blocking and collateral damage but also see oppo...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Austria’s online hate speech law prompts question marks about ‘overblocking’

German online hate speech reform criticised for allowing ‘backdoor’ data collection

By |junij 19th, 2020|Bundestag, digital policy, Germany, hate online, law proposal, Network implementation law, NetzDG, Netzdurchsetzungsgesetz, News, reporting obligation, right-wing extremism|

Germany's Network Implementation Act, NetzDG for short, is now even stricter. Social networks must not only delete potentially criminal content but also report it to the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA). However, some data of online posters will ha...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za German online hate speech reform criticised for allowing ‘backdoor’ data collection

Germany wants to fine Facebook over intransparent hate speech reporting

By |julij 3rd, 2019|Facebook, fine, Germany, hate speech, internet, justice, NetzDG, News, online platforms, regulation, transparency|

Social media platforms in Germany are obliged to report hate speech and other illegal content. Germany's Federal Office of Justice is expected to slap a €2 million fine on Facebook for reporting only a fraction of such activity on its platform. EURACTIV Germany reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Germany wants to fine Facebook over intransparent hate speech reporting