Online firms to risk EU fine if extremist posts linger

The brand logo of Alphabet Inc's Google is seen outside its office in Beijing, China August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

STRASBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union’s chief executive on Wednesday proposed hefty fines on Google, Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour. Brussels gave internet firms three months in March to show they were acting faster to take down radical posts. Industry lobby groups said they […]

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