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Winston Maxwell works in the in the Paris office of Hogan Lovells US LLP. 

Opinion

French Court Takes On the Privacy and Hate Speech Dilemma

By Winston Maxwell

In my last Perspectives blog post, I discussed how, in order to curtail online hate speech, privacy sometimes needs to take a back seat, as anonymity is often used as a privacy shield by some propagating hate. While online services can—and sometimes should—require posters to use their real names to discourage hate speech, the U.S. government cannot require the use of real names to fight...

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