As Facebook expands its ban on hate speech, some celebrate — and others worry | CBC Radio

As Facebook expands its ban on hate speech, some celebrate — and others worry | CBC Radio

April 14th, 2019|Tags: , , |

On Sunday April 14, 2019, CBC wrote:
While some see Facebook's ban of far-right political commentator Faith Goldy and several Canadian groups promoting white nationalism as encouraging, others, including the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, warn there's a fine line between free expression and hate speech.

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Canada's home for News, Entertainment, Sports, Music and much more Cbc has recently written 10 articles on similar topics including facebook:
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  • "Facebook knew as early as 2018 that its platform was being used to incite division and violence, a company official told MPs in Ottawa on Thursday". (June 6, 2019)
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  • "A London, Ont., homicide case could help determine how far into your Facebook inbox the arm of the law could reach for investigative purposes. ". (May 27, 2019)
  • "Canadian MPs are warning that Facebook's top officials could be found in contempt of Parliament if they continue to ignore a subpoena to testify in Ottawa this week". (May 27, 2019)
  • "Facebook removed more than three billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the social networking company said Thursday". (May 23, 2019)
  • "Facebook says it removed more than three billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months". (May 23, 2019)
  • "A class-action lawsuit launched against Facebook by a British Columbia woman is allowed to include residents of Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Newfoundland and Labrador who claim their images were used without their knowledge". (May 14, 2019)
  • "Parliament's ethics committee voted Tuesday to subpoena Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg and its CEO Sheryl Sandberg to testify before an international committee of parliamentarians meeting later this month to probe the Cambridge Analytica scandal". (May 8, 2019)