Facebook May Be Ordered to Track Down and Delete Duplicates of Illegal Posts Worldwide, EU Court Adviser Says
Facebook criticized the decision, saying it undermines freedom of speech and raises questions of extraterritoriality.
A senior adviser to the European Union’s Court of Justice said Facebook and other social media platforms can be ordered to remove content that is equivalent to content that an EU court has deemed illegal, such as hate speech and defamation – a move that intensifies the debate on how far social media companies must go to monitor and control online content, even across borders.
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