Tag Archives: Germany

Germany Bans Children’s Smartwatches Over Spying Concerns

Germany’s telecoms regulator said on Friday it was banning the sale of “smart watches” that can be used by parents to check on their children, saying the devices violated Germany’s strict surveillance laws. The Federal Network Agency said it had already taken action against several firms that sell the watches online but did not name them. It urged parents to ... Read More »

Germany approves plans to fine social media firms up to €50m

 German justice minister Heiko Maas, the driving force behind the new bill. Photograph: Michael Sohn/AP Social media companies face fines of up to €50m (£43m) if they persistently fail to remove illegal content from their sites under a new law passed in Germany The German parliament on Friday approved the bill aimed at cracking down on hate speech, criminal material and ... Read More »

Facebook Being Investigated in Germany Over Hate Postings

German prosecutors are investigating Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives, a spokesman for the Munich prosecutor’s office said on Friday, following a complaint alleging the company broke national laws against hate speech and sedition by failing to remove racist postings. The spokesman declined to provide further details. German attorney Chan-jo Jun had filed a complaint with prosecutors in the Bavarian ... Read More »

Germany is trying To teach Refugees The right manner To Have intercourse

After a rash of sexual attacks allegedly dedicated with the aid of suspects together with asylum seekers on New year‘s Eve, the Germans were on a task to re-educate migrants. (Reuters report picture) BERLIN: The German government is dashing to integrate masses of hundreds of asylum seekers,offering them language training and the chance of labor. but in a rustic recognized ... Read More »

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Says Learnt From Germany About Defending Migrants

Facebook has learnt from Germany to include migrants as a class of people that needed to be protected from “hate speech” online, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on the second day of a visit to Berlin on Friday. A perceived slowness to remove anti-migrant postings by neo-Nazi sympathisers has increased antipathy to Facebook in Germany at a time of raised ... Read More »