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  • 02.06.17

Facebook lawyer says it doesn’t have a “wonder machine” to screen all posts for hate speech

A lawyer for the social media giant told a German court that it can’t monitor all of its users’ posts for hate speech: “You want us to employ a sort of wonder machine to detect each misuse. Such a machine doesn’t exist.” In the case, Facebook is being sued by a Syrian refugee whose photo of himself with German chancellor Angela Merkel was shared by other users, who posted incendiary allegations about him, reports Bloomberg.
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