Social networks should treat far-right extremists like Islamic State
Social networks should treat far-right extremists like Islamic State. But if it was a different violent extremist group – say, the so-called Islamic State – there would be no debate. Stifling expression, even hateful expression, should never be taken lightly, and tech companies should implement consistent and transparent policies for removing any kind of content. There are also concerns that harsh new anti-hate speech laws in Europe will result in companies taking down more legitimate content for fear of incurring massive fines.