Welcome to new era of global digital censorship – POLITICO

Score one for the censors.

In the battle over what limits should be imposed on online free speech, regulators worldwide are on the offensive. France has proposed banning so-called fake news during the country’s future elections, while in Germany, new hate speech rules impose fines of up to €50 million on social media companies that don’t delete harmful content within 24 hours of being notified.

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