The European Commission on March 1 released its operational measures to quickly and efficiently remove illegal content - including hate speech, terrorist content, child pornography, and copyright infringement - from the public domain.

"The rule of law applies just as much online as it does offline," said Vice-President for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip, adding that online platforms are self-regulating the removal of more illegal content than ever before.

"Our aim is to protect eve...

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