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Google back in court arguing against a global ‘right to be forgotten’ – TechCrunch

Google back in court arguing against a global ‘right to be forgotten’ – TechCrunch Google’s lawyers are in Europe’s top court today arguing against applying the region’s so-called ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling globally domains, rather only geo-limiting delistings to European sub-domains (as it does now). The original rtbf ruling …

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Twitter is a Nazi haven for the same reason its CEO claims no bias – TechCrunch

Twitter is a Nazi haven for the same reason its CEO claims no bias – TechCrunch “From a simple business perspective and to serve the public, Twitter is incentivized to keep all voices on the platform”. That’s Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s argument for why “Twitter does not use political ideology …

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Should Governments Moderate Social Media — or the Networks?

Maskot/Getty Images Criticism for hate speech, extremism, fake news and other content that violates community standards has the largest social media networks strengthening policies, adding staff, and re-working algorithms. In the Social (Net)Work Series, we explore social media moderation, looking at what works and what doesn’t, while examining possibilities for …

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Twitter will tell users if content was blocked to comply with local laws or legal demands

Twitter will now display messages to inform users if blocked tweets were withheld to comply with local laws or court orders, which it calls Country Withheld Content (CWC). The public already has information about CWC through notices sent directly to affected accounts, Lumen, a database of legal requests for the …

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Here’s how to kick nazis off your Twitter right now

While you wait for Twitter to roll out “more aggressive” rules regarding hate speech, which CEO Jack Dorsey promised are coming within “weeks” as of late Friday, here’s a quick workaround to kick nazis off of your Twitter feed right now: Go to the ‘Settings and privacy’ page and under the …

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