Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Could it Happen in U.S.?: German Official Wants $50M Fines for Social Media Hate Posts



Before you say this couldn't happen in the United States, consider how much Leftists love this kind of stuff. 
They'd the first group of people who would care for this. 

AP reports Germany's justice minister is proposing fines of up to 50 million euros ($53 million) for social networking sites that fail to swiftly remove illegal content, such as hate speech or defamatory "fake news."

The plan announced Tuesday marks a further step in Germany's attempt to impose its strict domestic laws against incitement on the free-wheeling world of online chatter.
Justice Minister Heiko Maas, a member of the center-left Social Democratic Party, said social media companies had already taken voluntary steps to crack down on hate crimes that have resulted in improvements.


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