ERA: Hate Speech and the Limits to Freedom of Expression in Social Media

Date

26 Nov 2018 to 27 Nov 2018

Address

  Trier
Germany

Section

Education

Event Description

Objective

The objective of this seminar is to explore the notion of hate speech in social media and how to combat it effectively whilst respecting freedom of expression, privacy and the freedom to conduct a business.

Key topics

  • Definition and regulation of hate speech at international level
  • Jurisdiction, enforcement of judgments, liability
  • Review, removal and blocking of online content
  • Hate crime
  • Victims’ rights

  

 

 

Speakers 

Dominik Düsterhaus, Legal Secretary, Court of Justice of the EU, Luxembourg

Miriam Estrin, Policy Manager, Google

Emma Llansó, Director, Free Expression Project, Center for Democracy & Technology, Washington, D.C.

Andreas Splittgerber, Lawyer, Reed Smith LLP, Munich

Anne Weber, Legal Adviser, Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Representative, European Commission

Representative, Facebook

Who should attend?

Lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, judges, prosecutors and other judicial staff, national civil servants, staff of international organisations, academics and members of NGO/equality bodies working on the relevant topic.

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Language: English

Organiser: Sanja Jovičić (ERA)

Event number: 418D87

 

 

 

Speakers

Dominik Düsterhaus, Legal Secretary, Court of Justice of the EU, Luxembourg

Miriam Estrin, Policy Manager, Google

Emma Llansó, Director, Free Expression Project, Center for Democracy & Technology, Washington, D.C.

Andreas Splittgerber, Lawyer, Reed Smith LLP, Munich

Anne Weber, Legal Adviser, Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Representative, European Commission

Representative, Facebook

 

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