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13 Sep 9:31am

Remove terror content quickly or be fined, EU tells social media firms

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Non-compliance penalty could be up to 4% of global revenue, says European commission Social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter will be forced to take terrorist content off their sites within an hour or face multimillion-pound fines under EU proposals. Julian King, the British security commissioner in Brussels, said there had been a shift in the nature of terror attacks, with people being increasingly radicalised and then receiving instructions online. He said digital material played a part in every attack in European in the past 18 months.
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