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Sunday, April 15 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Combating Antisemitism on the Internet

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The European Commission adopted a Code of conduct on countering illegal hate speech online. Major internet providers agreed to review notifications for removal of illegal hate speech and remove or disable access to such content. NGOs were accepted as trusted flaggers to notify the companies of alleged illegal hate speech content and report to the Commission on the reactions. The Commission reported publicly on the results. The presentation would elaborate on how effective the operation of this Code has been in Europe in combating antisemitism online and whether it could work for Canada.

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David Matas

David Matas is an immigration, refugee and international human rights lawyer in Winnipeg, Manitoba; B'nai Brith Canada Senior Honorary Counsel; author of "Bloody Words: Hate and Free Speech" 2000, "Aftershock: anti-Zionism and antisemitism", 2005; co-chair of Working Group on Antisemitism... Read More →

Sunday April 15, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am PDT
Room C