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Germany Threatens Social Networks With Millions In Fines

Germany is threatening social media companies operating within its borders with upwards of $57 million in fines. Targeting illegal, racist and slanderous comments, “The law reinforces Germany’s position as one of the most aggressive countries in the Western world at forcing companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter,” The New York Times reports. “But the new rules have also raised questions about freedom of expression,” it notes.

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