EU parliament votes to fine internet firms for not removing extremist content quickly

FILE PHOTO: The building of the European Parliament, designed by Architecture-Studio architects, is seen in Strasbourg, France March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler/File Photo

STRASBROUG (Reuters) – The European parliament voted on Wednesday to fine firms like Facebook, Google and Twitter up to 4 percent of their turnover if they persistently fail to remove extremist content within one hour of being asked to do so by authorities. The measures have been brought into sharper focus since the live streaming […]

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