Berlin warns Facebook: Clamp down on Holocaust denial – It’s illegal in Germany

 

In an interview with Reuters, Justice Minister Maas confirmed a letter was sent to Facebook, telling them they must abide by German laws banning racist content, even if it might be allowed in the US under freedom of speech.

By REUTERS

 

Facebook will have to abide by German laws banning racist sentiment even if it might be allowed in the United States under freedom of speech, Justice Minister Heiko Maas said in an interview with Reuters.

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http://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Germany-warns-Facebook-Clamp-down-on-Holocaust-denial-or-else-413595

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