Individual EU Countries Can Now Force Social Platforms Like Facebook to Remove Defamatory Content

National courts in Europe can now sanction online platforms by ordering the removal of defamatory content around the world. The European Court of Justice has come up with such a decision today in a case brought by a former Austrian politician.

Facebook Has Bought a Startup which Is Exploring Ways to Control Computers with Brain Signals

Facebook has announced that it has bought New York-based startup CTRL-labs, which is exploring ways for people to communicate with computers using brain signals, Reuters reported.

The CNB estimates the deal at $ 1 billion, citing a well-informed source.

Facebook AR / VR Vice President Andrew Bosworth announced the deal in a message on the social network.

Mark Zuckerberg Met Donald Trump at the White House

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive meeting" with US President Donald Trump at the White House yesterday, the company quoted by the DPA.

A Facebook spokesman said in an email that Zuckerberg is in Washington for meetings with politicians discussing future regulations on the Internet.

Gordan Duhacek: Croatia has Never Fully Resolved Free Speech

"The issue of freedom of speech in Croatia has never really been fully resolved, nor is Croatian society mature enough to lead such discussion," Duhacek told BIRN, noting the different criteria by which people can be prosecuted in the country for written or spoken words.

Satirical song 'offended nation's morals':

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