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Countering Illegal Hate Speech Online - EU Code of Conduct Ensures Swift Response

Feb 04, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The European Commission issued the following news release:

The fourth evaluation on the EU Code of Conduct shows that this Commission initiative delivers successful results.

IT companies are now assessing 89% of flagged content within 24 hours and 72% of the content deemed to be illegal hate speech is removed, compared to 40% and 28% respectively when the Code was first launched in 2016. However, companies need to improve their feedback to users.

Andrus Ansip, European Commissi...