“In the Recommendation adopted during its annual session held in Turin on 20 May, the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers called on governments to develop comprehensive strategies to prevent and fight hate speech, including the adoption of an effective legal framework and implementing adequately calibrated and proportionate measures. When doing so, national authorities should carefully balance the right to private life, the right to freedom of expression and the prohibition of discrimination.”
The Council of Europe adopted the Recommendation on combating hate speech (Council of Europe)
EU rights watchdog warns of bias in AI-based detection of crime, hate-speech (Reuters)EU rights watchdog warns of bias in AI-based detection of crime, hate-speech (Reuters)
“In a report that based its findings on a 2021 study, the Vienna-based EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) said algorithms based on poor data quality could harm people’s lives.
The effect of content moderation on online and offline hate (VoxEU CEPR)The effect of content moderation on online and offline hate (VoxEU CEPR)
“Elon Musk’s 2022 acquisition of Twitter has reignited discussions about which content, if any, social media platforms should moderate. Empirical evidence on this question, however, is scarce. This column studies
Accountability And Sanctions Are Key In The Fight Against Hate Speech (CIN.BA)Accountability And Sanctions Are Key In The Fight Against Hate Speech (CIN.BA)
Hate speech is difficult to recognize, although it is increasingly present in public space, so the fight against it requires a systemic response from society and sanctions from the relevant