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Facebook, other social-media platforms face new EU legal hurdle to taking down media content

By Nicholas Wallace
  • 08 Sep 2022 14:22
  • 08 Sep 2022 14:22
Content-sharing platforms such as Twitter and Facebook will have to justify any decision to remove content posted by news organizations, under a new draft EU law expected to be unveiled by the European Commission on Sept. 13 (see here).
A leaked draft of the forthcoming European Media Freedom Act, published

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Nicholas Wallace


Nicholas Wallace has covered data privacy and security for MLex in Brussels since November 2021. Prior to joining MLex, he worked as a freelance reporter for Science Magazine, Science|Business, and International News Services, an agency serving trade publications worldwide. He holds a masters degree in public policy, jointly awarded by the Central European University in Budapest and the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, and a bachelors degree in politics from Liverpool John Moores University.

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