The Drum: German government threatens Facebook, Twitter & Google with punitive £42.7m hate speech fines

The Drum: German government threatens Facebook, Twitter & Google with punitive £42.7m hate speech fines. “The German government has stepped up a war of words with social media giants over their perceived inaction in dealing with hate speech and fake news, by threatening to impose fines of up to £42.7m if they fail to block or remove such content within 24 hours.”

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