Internet giants to face hefty fines under Austrian hate speech law

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Internet giants to face hefty fines under Austrian hate speech law

Non-compliance to cost up to $16.3 million.

Austria plans to oblige large internet platforms like Facebook and Google to delete illegal content within days and impose fines of up to 10 million euros (A$16.3 million) in case of non-compliance, the government said on Thursday. Austria's online hate speech law, now being drawn up, will ...

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