Company’s Latest Policy Still Inadequate For Tackling Misinformation
Tech & Terrorism: Following Public Outcry and Government Criticism, Facebook Makes Another Reactive Policy Change
Researchers at the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) found that on January 8, an extreme right-wing user of a chan imageboard advocated violence in response to t
Impetus For Combatting Online Extremism Increases As Terrorists Grow Increasingly Sophisticated
“Loosely Enforced” Rules Against Far-Right Contradicts Action Against ISIS Content
Rhetoric Contradicts Tech’s Efforts to Lobby Against Legislation and Failure to Abide by Existing Policies
Enacted in 2018, Germany’s pioneering and ambitious Network Enforcement Act (NetzDG) represents an important milestone in curbing online extremism. However, the law, which fines online platforms for failures to delete illegal content, has been a frequent target of misleading arguments promoted by the tech companies that oppose it.