The painting, a 19th century classic from Gustave Courbet called L'Origine du monde is famous enough that it hangs in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.
Claiming that the social network censored him, the teacher sued for €20,000 in damages. Facebook countered the suit by pointing out their Terms of Service which states that all users must sue "in the US District Court for the Northern District of California or a state court located in San Mateo County."
Last year, the Superior Court of Paris agreed that the ToS was "abusive" and "violated French consumer law by making it difficult for people in France to sue," and said the teacher could go ahead with the suit.
Facebook has pretty harsh rules about nudity and even uses human moderators in addition to algorithms to see which posts and images should be removed.
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 14 Feb 2016 12:38