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Inside Facebook’s Secret Rulebook for Global Political Speech

"Under fire for stirring up distrust and violence, the social network has vowed to police its users. But leaked documents raise serious questions about its approach...

"In India, Chinmayi Arun, a legal scholar, identified troubling mistakes in Facebook’s guidelines.

"One slide tells moderators that any post degrading an entire religion violates Indian law and should be flagged for removal. It is a significant curb on speech — and apparently incorrect. Indian law prohibits blasphemy only in certain conditions, Ms. Arun said, such as when the speaker intends to inflame violence."

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