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Tim Berners-Lee says regulation of the web may be needed

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"...most of our laws about hate speech, extremist content and suchlike are completely ineffective."

Are they? I don't know how our laws are framed. But, while we might not be able to convince the site hosting the material to remove it, I'm sure we could prosecute the act of sitting at a keyboard and typing hate speech.

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