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Twitter users are escaping online hate by switching profiles to Germany, where Nazism is illegal


  • “Seeking to shield themselves from online hatred, some Twitter users say they’ve switched their account locations to Germany where local laws prevent pro-Nazi content.
  • While German laws make it harder for explicitly hateful content to remain online, local researchers say it is not a hate-free internet utopia.
  • Germany has imposed stricter laws on social media companies about content moderation as some conservative American lawmakers have criticized the companies of showing bias in their content removal decisions…”

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