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06.30.17
Germany can fine Facebook up to $57 million over hate speech
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Germany can fine Facebook up to $57 million over hate speech

Digital rights activists worry that the new law will curb free speech.

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05.29.17
Facebook: German bill isn't 'suitable' to fight hate speech
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Facebook: German bill isn't 'suitable' to fight hate speech

It argues the bill will encourage sites to remove content that may not be illegal to avoid fines.

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03.21.17
Twitter triples suspensions of pro-terrorist accounts in one year
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Twitter triples suspensions of pro-terrorist accounts in one year

Its transparency report also reveals Turkey's attempts to stifle free speech.

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12.27.16
Turkey says it's investigating 10,000 social network users
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Turkey says it's investigating 10,000 social network users

It's supposedly to fight terrorism, but may be an excuse to stifle free speech.

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11.16.16
Rutgers professor forced to take psych evaluation over tweets
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Rutgers professor forced to take psych evaluation over tweets

The NYPD didn't arrest him, but said if he didn't comply they'd take him by force.

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