Elon Musk’s Twitter hit with holocaust denial hate speech lawsuit in Germany

2017-08-24_00h03_35 IT総合
Twitter owner and self-proclaimed “free speech absolutist“, Elon Musk, is facing a legal challenge in Germany over how the platform handles antisemitic hate speech.
The lawsuit, which was filed yesterday in the Berlin regional court by HateAid, a group that campaigns against hate speech, and the European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS), argues that Musk-owned Twitter is failing to enforce its own rules against antisemitic content, including holocaust denial.
Holocaust denial is a crime in Germany — which has strict laws prohibiting antisemitic hate speech — making the B