Stuttgart (AP) - In the dispute over a classified as hate speech and deleted by Facebook post, the Stuttgart district court has dismissed the action of the author. The platform had also blocked its user account for 30 days - in the opinion of the Civil Division, both were right, because the contribution violates the standards of the social network. According to these standards, the contribution is to be classified as hate speech. The plaintiff had therefore shared a contribution in which "migrants on the Mediterranean" was flat rate assumed to commit serious crimes in the future.
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