Published: 26.4.2022 22:21
“Regardless of ownership, all social media platforms must be responsible,” a spokesman for Boris Johnson said.
“That includes protecting users from harm on their sites,”
“It is too early to say what — if any — changes will be made to how Twitter operates.”
In the eyes of the government, “hate speech” is defined as: “all forms of expression which spread, incite, promote or justify hatred based on intolerance on the grounds of disability, ethnicity, social origin, gender, sex, gender reassignment, nationality, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, colour, genetic features, language, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, property, birth or age”.
“Anyone who wants to benefit from this market will have to fulfil our rules,”
“If [Twitter] does not comply with our law, there are sanctions — 6 per cent of the revenue and, if they continue, banned from operating in Europe,” EU bureaucrat went on to threaten.