Social Media


The German legislator has, in principle, adopted the Network Enforcement Act (NEA) (in German: “Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz”) which will impose stringent new obligations on social media platform providers in relation to unlawful content. This an attempt to more effectively combat fake news and hate speech. Click here for our detailed client alert.Who will the NEA apply to?The NEA will apply to, and impose obligations on, providers of social media platforms that have at least two million registered…