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Facebook ‘terrorism’ definition ‘overly broad’: UN expert

Sep 03, 2018 18:25 IST

A UN human rights expert has written to Facebook saying its definition of what constitutes “terrorism” is “overly broad”. Fionnuala Ni Aolain, UN Special Rapporteur on promoting and protecting human rights while countering terrorism says facebooks “sweeping” definition of terrorism could lead governments to arbitrarily block legitimate opposition groups and dissenting voices.