Germany takes firm action against hate speech in social media
Even in the preparatory phase, the opponents to the legislation expressed their concern that in fear of high penalties, private companies would likely remove problematic content without thorough reasons and thereby curtail freedom of speech.
What is considered racist/hateful content?
Images, videos or text published online are considered racist/hateful if they are inciting hatred towards a community on the basis of nationality, race, religion, disability or sexual orientation.
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