Poland will continue to protect freedom of speech in the country and in the whole of Europe and informed Facebook that it does not agree with the company’s decision, a government digital affairs official has said.
A Polish court has told social media giant Facebook that it has no legal standing to ignore complaints made in a foreign language.
Data accumulated by Polish internet users were worth over PLN 6 billion (EUR 1.3 billion) to Google and Facebook in 2020, the Polish Economic Institute (PIE) has estimated.
Facebook has blocked the account of Confederation, a Polish far-right party with 11 MPs, for repeated breaches of its rules on hate speech, and disinformation about Covid-19.
Split on two levels, plans for the matchbox apartments measuring between 13 sq/m and 2.5 sq/m imagine a kitchenette and bathroom on ground level, and then a small space for a bed above.
Aviva Landau was due to visit Poland from Israel this month for the first time since leaving just after the end of the war and was keen to contact the family of her rescuer she remembers as Anna. But all she had was an old address scribbled on the back of an envelope…
Award-winning composer and musician Piotr Wróbel has spent the last month cycling from Warsaw to Gdańsk and searching out ‘taken-for-granted’ statues to pose with his tuba-like instrument and raise money for dogs with cancer or other diseases, or which have been injured in traffic accidents or mistreated by their owners.
Since launching at the beginning of April, the campaign which collects and features the profiles of businesses whose older owners have often been running them for decades, has already amassed a following of 7,000 on Facebook and 34,000 on Instagram alone.
A well-known writer and screenwriter has been charged by Warsaw prosecutors with insulting President Andrzej Duda after he called him a “moron” in a Facebook post.
Facebook has unblocked the English-language page of Poland's Institute of National Remembrance (IPN), a national organisation set up to investigate Nazi and communist crimes against the Polish people.