Europe votes to fine internet firms over extremist contentPosted On: Apr. 19, 2019 2:59 AM CST
The European parliament voted on April 17 to back the proposal to fine internet companies up to 4% of their revenue if they persistently fail to remove extremist content within one hour, Reuters reported. European Union officials said that the one-hour rule would apply to companies including U.S.-based Facebook Inc. and Google L.L.P. from the point of notification by national authorities.