Facebook pays fines to Russia for content that is prohibited.

(Reuters) – MOSCOW (Reuters) – According to the Interfax news agency, Facebook has paid 17 million roubles ($229,643) in fines owing in Russia for failing to erase information deemed unlawful by Moscow, but the danger of a possibly higher charge looms. Facebook parent Meta, along with Alphabet’s Google, will face a court case next week […]

Facebook has confirmed a restriction on anything connected to the Taliban.

The Taliban’s quick conquest of Afghanistan presents a new problem for large American internet companies in terms of dealing with information generated by a group that is designated a terrorist organisation by several countries across the world. Facebook announced on Monday that it has designated the Taliban as a terrorist organisation and has banned them, […]