Digital platforms and the rise of global regulation of hate speech
作者: Paolo Cavaliere
作者单位: 1University of Edinburgh Law School, UK
刊名: Cambridge International Law Journal, 2019, Vol.8 (2), pp.282-304
来源数据库: Edward Elgar Publishing
DOI: 10.4337/cilj.2019.02.06
关键词: Hate speechFreedom of expressionOnline intermediariesPlatforms
原始语种摘要: The EU Code of Conduct on hate speech requires online platforms to set standards to regulate the blocking or removal of undesirable content. The standards chosen can be analysed for four variables: the scope of protection, the form of speech, the nature of harm, and the likelihood of harm. Comparing the platforms' terms of use against existing legal standards for hate speech reveals that the scope of speech that may be removed increases significantly under the Code's mechanism. Therefore, it is legitimate to consider the platforms as substantive regulators of speech. However, the Code is only the latest example in a global trend of platforms' activities affecting both the substantive regulation of speech and its governance. Meanwhile, States' authority to set standards of acceptable...
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  • speech 演说
  • consider 仔细考虑
  • authority 权威
  • standards 规程
  • terms 术语
  • global 球状的
  • legitimate 合法
  • existing 现行
  • regulation 
  • acceptable 可接受的