24 March 2017: The Weekly Takedown
by Jillian C. York | Mar 24 2017
- PRIDE: YouTube has responded to accusations from the LGBT+ community that videos containing same-sex content were placed behind the company’s new restricted mode.
- USER NOT FOUND: Twitter’s new transparency report shows that the company has suspended more than 600,000 accounts for terrorism-related activities since 2015.
- SPEECH!: The UK’s Solicitor General said Google should face prosecution under the Terrorism Act unless it removes content containing hate speech.
- CENSORED: An official from Fatah, the Palestinian Authority’s ruling party, claims that the US Embassy assisted in restoring the party’s page after it was removed for incitement.
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Each week, we will share a roundup of notable news articles related to censorship on social networks.