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February 3, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
America Online Inc. said Friday that it is part of a broadening probe by German prosecutors into hate material on the Internet, joining CompuServe Inc. and a European online service. The company said it may face charges in Germany for permitting German citizens to access neo-Nazi and anti-Semitic material on the global computer network. America Online and Germany's Bertelsmann jointly run AOL Europe.
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February 3, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
America Online Inc. said Friday that it is part of a broadening probe by German prosecutors into hate material on the Internet, joining CompuServe Inc. and a European online service. The company said it may face charges in Germany for permitting German citizens to access neo-Nazi and anti-Semitic material on the global computer network. America Online and Germany's Bertelsmann jointly run AOL Europe.
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December 17, 1991 | Reuters
A court fined a neo-Nazi $7,640 on Monday for saying that the Holocaust was a lie and that no Jews were exterminated during World War II. Ernst Zuendel, 52, was found guilty by a Munich court of denigration and incitement to racial hatred.
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January 27, 1996 | From Associated Press
Germany's biggest Internet provider cut access Friday to neo-Nazi propaganda posted on a Northern California electronic server--and to nearly 1,500 other sites there ranging from financial services to Santa Claus Online. Computer users accused Deutsche Telekom, the national phone company, of overreacting and said such action could stifle the free flow of information that the Internet is meant to foster. The block was imposed Thursday.
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March 13, 1996 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When it comes to free speech, Germany ranks right up there with the Iranian mullahs--or so it seems to Internet enthusiasts horrified by the eagerness of governments in the U.S. and around the world to censor the nascent medium. "Germany continues to take a leading censorship role," complained a recent article in the trade publication Interactive Week, under the headline "Censorship Wave Spreading Globally." That's been a popular theme among U.S. online activists since CompuServe Inc.
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