Prosecutors in the German city of Munich launched an investigation against Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and top managers of the company — managing Director Sheryl Sandberg, Vice President of policy in Europe Richard Allan and his Berlin colleague Eva-Maria Kirstein. On Friday, November 4, reports Spiegel Online.
According to the publication, they are accused of aiding and abetting the incitement of ethnic hatred. In the lawsuit, which was filed by the lawyer of Chan-yo Jun (Chan-jo Jun) of würzburg, said that the leadership of the social network is not fighting against the spread of incitement to murder, threats of violence, Holocaust denial and other offenses.
The statement lists a number of cases where the company, knowing about any illegal content does not remove it.
Spiegel Online recalls that Facebook in Germany has been repeatedly criticized for lack of response to the proliferation of questionable posts. In February Zuckerberg promised to solve the problem of haters in the social network.
"This is a very important question. Haters — this is terrible, they have no place on Facebook. In Germany we did very well with this problem. But I promise — we will solve it", — he spoke then.
A student from Texas, amber Katana Wanjek because of an error in Google maps a few days could not find a way out of the wilderness of the Grand Canyon . The service advised her to roll on to roll on the road, which was not seen in the area. In the result van heck got lost, was only saved after nearly 120 hours.
Team transfer of Street Outlaws on the Discovery channel staged a dangerous experiment: one of the presenters put in the swivel-chair with attached cylinders with nitrogen and then released gas. Test hyped with uncontrollable force. The audience was afraid that the lead will break his legs.
Russian programmer Maxim Likhachev has developed a program that allows you to create based on the "feminist logic" of the word is feminine, alternative, or pair similar to concepts of masculine. Likhachev said that he was easy to invent an algorithm for "feminister".
Eight Arctic countries, including Russia and the United States signed a statement on cooperation in the region. The document specifies the "basic principles and rules of the exchange of information on emergencies at sea and joint operations in the Arctic." In addition, the parties agreed to joint military exercises.
The Pentagon began reviewing reports of the deaths of about 200 civilians in the Iraqi city of Mosul in the result of the U.S. airstrikes on positions of the international terrorist organization "Islamic state" (banned in Russia). The investigation concerns air strikes, which could be applied in the period from 17 to 23 March.
A former assistant to the President for homeland security Michael Flynn discussed with the Turkish authorities for the extradition of preacher Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara accuses of attempting a coup. The meeting discussed the idea of "in the dead of night to sweep this guy away" without extradition process, writes The Wall Street Journal.