Qatar Bites Back

The state communications office for the government of Qatar filed suit in Queens on Wednesday against the unknown internet users it says has been posting false statements about Qatar for the last year on social media. Among other things, the statements include “allegations that Qatar supports corruption and ignites strife.”

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EU Gives Tech Giants 1 Hour to Remove Online Hate Speech

Tired of waiting while social media platforms and websites hem and haw over what to do about illegal content, the European Commission on Thursday set the bar high at least when it comes to terrorist content: Pull it down within an hour.

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