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Posted by on Oct 19, 2012 in Social Networks |

Twitter blocked access to an account in Germany neo-Nazi

Twitter blocked access to an account in Germany neo-Nazi

Earlier this year, Twitter announced it would begin censoring tweets by legal claims in certain countries . Back then explained in his blog that in some countries “for historical or cultural reasons, restrict certain types of content, such as France or Germany, which ban pro-Nazi content.”

Finally, the social network made its first censure for restricting access to an account in neo-Nazi organization Besseres Hannover due to a request from the Hannover police, acting on behalf of the Ministry of Interior of the State of Lower Saxony.

In addition to the ban in Germany of spreading Nazi ideology , the organization was dismantled by authorities for making threats against Social Security Minister of Lower Saxony, Aygul –zkan , because Turkish ancestry

All users who are not in Germany can seamlessly access the account @ hannoverticker, but those who try to enter the country from German will find a message saying that the account is suspended like this:

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Link: Twitter Uses Country-Specific Blocking Powers For The First Time To Restrict Account Neo-Nazi In Germany (TechCrunch)

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