[France] France to tighten online bullying laws

15 Feb 2019
The News

After the scandal that got epithet "French media’s #MeToo", internet abuse laws in France will be updated to include new, tougher measures. The government is even considering changing the status of social network like Facebook or Twitter to make them more responsible and accountable. This is a reaction to the one of the latest affairs with the young media executive who ran “a macho "boys’ club" that bullied female colleagues online”. According to the article “eight journalists and public relations executives who belonged to the "League of LOL" Facebook group have either been suspended or stepped down this week since they were accused of targeting feminists and minority colleagues online”.

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