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French Prime Minister says government will consider passing a NetzDG-like bill

March 21, 2018

On March 21, 2018, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said that “French law should be amended to strengthen the obligations of detection, reporting and deletion of illegal content on the Internet,” and that the French government was considering measures akin to the German NetzDG, which imposes fines up to 50 million euros on platforms that do not remove “obviously illegal” content within 24 hours.

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