France’s National Assembly adopted on 9 July a bill giving social media platforms 24 hours to remove hateful content or risk fines of up to 4% of their global revenue. The bill encourages users to report any online statements they deem racist, sexist or homophobic, to the Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel, the body responsible for enforcing the new regulations.

French President Emmanuel Macron has been stressing the need to monitor hate speech, particularly with the rise of anti-Semitism, on...

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