Facebook has a growing problem with hate speech, and the German government is demanding that the social networking platform tackle the issue. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visits Berlin to answer his critics.
The EU wants online companies to filter out illegal content, but without a standard definition of what that is or how it should be removed. Critics say the potential for unwarranted censorship sends a dangerous message.
The recent growth in political extremism online has resulted in increased public pressure for greater internet regulation. As corporations and governments start to respond, more voices are demanding a thorough debate.
The atmosphere for journalists in India is getting bleaker after the recent killing of publisher Gauri Lankesh. Journalist Monobina Gupta hopes that the killing will unite her profession to fight hate and intimidation.
Three social media companies have been asked to testify at two US committees investigating Russian interference in the US election. The request has come as details emerge of an alleged campaign to sow discord in the US.
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