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Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Adresses to Turkey’s Defamation Laws over Ataturk

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has pointed to defamation laws protecting modern Turkey’s founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk as an example of the “different legal and cultural environments” in which the world’s largest social network operates amid s to the site’s community standards that inform users what types of posts are permissible.

"Every country has laws limiting certain expression, and these are often shaped by culture and history. For example, Holocaust denial is prohibited in Germany. Content that defames Atatürk is illegal in Turkey. In many Muslim countries, content regarded as blasphemous is banned as well", Zuckerberg said on his own Facebook page on March 16.

"Governments sometimes order us to remove content they believe is illegal but that doesn’t violate our community standards. We provide information about these orders in our Global Government Requ

Added: Mar-25-2015 Occurred On: Mar-25-2015
By: UIytau
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