Social media: EU says social media can be forced to take down defamatory posts, world wide

Social media: EU says social media can be forced to take down defamatory posts, world wide

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This means individual nations can enforce global speech restrictions:

Europe’s top court said on Thursday that an individual country can order Facebook to take down posts, photographs and videos and restrict global access to that material, in a ruling that has implications for how countries can expand content bans beyond their borders.

Read it: Facebook Can Be Forced to Delete Content, E.U.’s Top Court Rules – The New York Times

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