On October 16, 2020, Samuel Paty, a college professor, was the subject of a smear campaign on social networks and then was murdered and beheaded.
At the end of December 2020, April Benayoum, a candidate in the Miss France 2021 pageant, filed a complaint following the appearance of anti-Semitic tweets published during her passage.
These are only examples, unfortunately, among many others, raising legal issues related to the fight against online hate.
Through the Digital Services Act, the Avia Act, the Anti-Separation Bill, the Pharos platform and the creation of the new National Centre for Combating Online Hate, the government has made the fight against online hate a priority.
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