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Twitter’s Speech Problem: Hashtags and Hate

As an advocate of free speech, Twitter has held fast to its policy of minimal moderation and censorship, until now. A French civil court has  ordered Twitter to reveal the identity of a number of users accused of posting anti-Semitic content as well as requiring it to have mechanism that would allow it to censor illicit or racist comments and hash tags. 

laughingsquid:

Twitter’s Speech Problem: Hashtags and Hate

As an advocate of free speech, Twitter has held fast to its policy of minimal moderation and censorship, until now. A French civil court has  ordered Twitter to reveal the identity of a number of users accused of posting anti-Semitic content as well as requiring it to have mechanism that would allow it to censor illicit or racist comments and hash tags. 

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