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The introduction of hate speech regulations in Germany

The German law against hate speech (Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz) was passed by the Parliament and the Federal Council in July 2017. Even though it drew a lot of criticism for different reasons from jurists, media, trade associations, internet platforms and social media companies, the law will come into force on 1 October 2017 without any significant changes, as Kathrin Schürmann, Partner at Schürmann Wolschendorf Dreyer, explains.

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