French online hate speech bill aims to wipe out racist trolling

Abuse on social networks pushes MP to draw up law that could be copied across Europe Frances tough new law against online hatred aims to wipe out racist and homophobic trolling on social networks and could be replicated across Europe, according to the politician spearheading it as she faces daily racist abuse on Twitter. Laetitia Avia, a business lawyer who grew up in the low-income Paris banlieue suburbs where discrimination is rife, was hailed as a symbol of French diversity …