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French judge puts Twitter under pressure to identify racist tweeter

French judge puts Twitter under pressure to identify racist tweeter | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it
A French court ruled today that Twitter must identify its racist tweeters so they can be prosecuted, a decision that the social networking company is still evaluating.
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Interesting article: German judges have also required that Twitter deleted pro-nazi accounts. End of hoster priviledge of not being accountable for content?

 

Quite critical issue as Twitter's new video service is already showing pornographic content that violated Twitter's guidelines  http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57566074-93/pornographic-video-clips-already-showing-up-on-twitters-vine

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Are Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr Leading the Way in a Content Censorship Wave? - Technorati

Are Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr Leading the Way in a Content Censorship Wave? - Technorati | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it
Are Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr Leading the Way in a Content Censorship Wave?
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Twitter Faces Censorship Backlash

Twitter Faces Censorship Backlash | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

"The social network Twitter is facing a storm of criticism from users, after revealing that it has implemented a system that would let it withhold particular tweets from specific countries."

 

Note the post gives a bit more detail about how it will wrk: "Every tweet includes fields such as the user’s name, time of the tweet and the tweet’s content. But now it will also include a “withheld_in_countries” field."

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Reddit, freedom of speech and the dark side of community

Reddit, freedom of speech and the dark side of community | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

Unless you spend a lot of time on Reddit, the discussion-forum community that more or less took over after Digg sank beneath the waves, you may have missed the latest storm of controversy over content posted on the site’s various “sub-Reddits” or...

 

Therese's comment: interesting debate for anyone involved in social media "Can we count on communities to self-regulate?"  how can people who ublish pictures of other peopl without their consent invoke to right to their own privacy???

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TechCrunch | Tumblr On Its Self-Harm Blog Ban: Support Is OK, Glorification Is Not

TechCrunch | Tumblr On Its Self-Harm Blog Ban: Support Is OK, Glorification Is Not | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

"last week, ... the company took the bold stance that blogs promoting self-harm, including anorexia, bulimia, self-mutilation and suicide, would no longer be allowed on its network. ... Today, the company ... explain[s] that it’s not banning blogs that are engaged in “discussion, support, encouragement, and documenting the experiences of those dealing with difficult conditions,” only those that are meant to trigger self-harm. But how will Tumblr know which is which?"

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Is Twitter Helping Users Get Around Its New Censorship Rules?

Is Twitter Helping Users Get Around Its New Censorship Rules? | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

January 27: "Some of the messages Twitter is sending about its new policy on censoring tweets in certain countries seem ambiguous at best." writes ReadWriteWeb

 

Note: To read a more extensive account in the Wall Street Journal type "Twitter Can Censor by Country" in Google (if you're not a paying subscriber)

 

The incriminated January 26 post on the Twitter blog http://blog.twitter.com/ is called "Tweets still must flow". It says a.o.: "As we continue to grow internationally, we will enter countries that have different ideas about the contours of freedom of expression". ... "if and when we are required to withhold a Tweet in a specific country, we will attempt to let the user know, and we will clearly mark when the content has been withheld."

 

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