Policy Statement

Policy Statement: The 'Facebook Bill' (Hebrew)

Memorandum on the Removal of Criminally Offensive Content from the Internet bill - 2016

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Ahead of a recent discussion by the Ministerial Committee on Legislation on the “Facebook Bill,” IDI’s Dr. Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler wrote a policy statement in which she called the bill non-applicable to the modern day. She said the bill is likely to cause disproportionate censorship through what will be dysfunctional legal proceedings.

“The bill has no precedence in any other democratic country,” Shwartz Altshuler said.

Read the full statement (Hebrew).