12 April 2017: The Weekly Takedown
by Matthew Stender | Apr 12 2017 |
CENSORED: Between 2015 and 2016, Israel arrested more than 400 Palestinians because of content they circulated online, often on Facebook. “Facebook's censorship and information sharing policies reveal a persistent pro-Israeli bias,” argues Nadim Nashif.
USER NOT FOUND: U.K. Home Secretary Amber Rudd urged social media and technology companies to do more to identify and eliminate terrorist content from the internet, after meeting with Facebook, Google and Microsoft.
SPEECH!: Germany relaxes a controversial proposal that critics warned could be used to limit more free speech on social platforms.
404: Facebook says it has blocked 85% of ‘blasphemous’ content in Pakistan, but the high court in the nation’s capital wants further action.
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