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Film, Video Free Speech and the Regulation of Social Media in Egypt and Pakistan

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Title

  • Free Speech and the Regulation of Social Media in Egypt and Pakistan

Summary

  • In recent years, there has been an increased global focus on the governmental responses to the dissemination of hate speech and false information online. This webinar focused on current and proposed legal frameworks for regulating unlawful and harmful speech on social media platforms in Egypt and Pakistan. The presenters addressed the obligations (e.g. content removal) and liabilities of social media companies, the criminalization of certain online content, and the free speech implications for these limitations on online platforms.

Event Date

  • September 23, 2021

Running Time

  • 48 minutes 42 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Free Speech and the Regulation of Social Media in Egypt and Pakistan. 2021. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10072/.

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(2021) Free Speech and the Regulation of Social Media in Egypt and Pakistan. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10072/.

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Free Speech and the Regulation of Social Media in Egypt and Pakistan. 2021. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10072/>.