The Digital Services Act (DSA) -- the second part of a massive project to regulate tech companies -- aims to ensure tougher consequences for platforms and websites that host a long list of banned content ranging from hate speech to disinformation and child sexual abuse images.
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‘Looking over the outline of the new agreement it's striking how they seamlessly conflate child sexual abuse material with "illegal hate speech." Both are jumbled together as "illegal content." The law calls for plans to restrict free speech on the internet during times of "crisis."
Hillary Clinton is in favour…