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Facebook Can Be Ordered To Remove Posts Worldwide

Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:25 pm
by keifa
Facebook can be ordered to remove posts worldwide

By Chris Fox Technology reporter

Facebook and similar apps and websites can be ordered to take down illegal posts worldwide after a landmark ruling from the EU's highest court.

Platforms may also have to seek out similar examples of the illegal content and remove them, instead of waiting for each to be reported.

One expert said it was a significant ruling with global implications.

Facebook said the judgement raised "critical questions around freedom of expression".
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