Facebook in Germany Will Be Investigated for Ignoring Racist PostsAdded: Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Germany has recently started an investigation into the European boss of Facebook, claiming that he allegedly failed to block racist hate speech. German politicians and celebrities were the first to voice concerns about the rise of xenophobic comments on the social network as Europe struggles to cope with the influx of refugees this year.
German prosecutors explained that Martin Ott, Hamburg-based managing Facebook director for northern, central and eastern Europe, may be held responsible for Facebook’s failure to remove hate speech. However, the case is currently in its very early stage. Back in October, the Hamburg prosecutor started an investigation into 3 other Facebook managers over the same issue.
We should remind that the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, urged the tech giant to take more efforts on the matter in 2015. At the same time, German Justice Ministry wanted to set up a taskforce with Facebook, other social networks and ISPs in order to identify criminal posts in a more rapid manner and take them down.
Facebook didn’t comment on the news and revealed no further details on the investigation. However, the company claimed that the German allegations lack merit. Facebook representatives believe that there has been no violation of German law by the company or its employees. Earlier in 2015, Facebook announced a partnership with FSM group, which is involved in voluntary monitoring of multimedia service providers, saying that it would encourage its users to push back against racism.
Friday, November 13th, 2015
|Good, people are getting killed over this hate|
|So we are not allowed to vent our hatred against Islam yet they are allowed to perform hatespeech and threats against us on social media! Angela Merkel is a f*#king traitor wh#re who should be put up against a wall and shot for high-treason to Germany, and the rest of Europe! Its because of her this whole refugee sh#t is happening in the first place! And now she dares condemn Facebook for not monitoring against hatred well enough! Merkel wrote Germany's suicide note, and the rest of Europe along with it!! That stupid Merkel b#tch with her self-imposed false guilt over what happend in WW2, and now we have to suffer because of that? I think NOT! Germany and the rest of Europe owns these 'refugees' or more acurately economical fortune seekers NOTHING! I genuinly hope someone takes a stand and assassinates this Merkel wh#re to save Germany and the rest of Europe!||
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