However, the EU considers that the companies were not complying with this code in a satisfactory manner. “They only reviewed 40 percent of the recorded cases in less than 24 hours,” a Commission official told to the media. The EU asks a rapid answer and proof of action.
In fact, freedom of speech is not a fundamental right in Europe, so this argument will not be longer accepted. As consequence, “all conduct publicly inciting to violence or hatred directed against a group of persons or a member of such a group defined by reference to race, color, religion, descent or national or ethnic origin.” will be considered “hate speech.” Many comments online addressed the EU request and various opinions were expressed. As a dominant, people on Interned wants more flexible rules to define what really happens on the major social networks.