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Swedenstan: Fined $1,265 for Saying Muslims Are ‘Behind Many Rapes’

A 55-year-old man from the Swedish town of Jönköping has been handed a SEK 10,000 ($1,265) fine for crime of opinion after writing on Facebook that Sunni Muslims account for a lot of the gang-related crimes and rapes committed in Sweden. By – Brünnhilde Prosecutor Lisa Hedberg chose to take legal action against the man after his post on the Facebook group “Now is enough! I want re-election now!” in April 2017. The public group ...

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George Soros: Facebook and Google a menace to society

Billionaire says social media companies’ ‘days are numbered’ Soros warns of ‘far-reaching adverse consequences’ for democracy By – Olivia Solon Facebook and Google have become “obstacles to innovation” and are a “menace” to society whose “days are numbered”, said billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday. “Mining and oil companies exploit the physical environment; ...

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Sweden’s getting ready for the election-year information war

While the US debates to what extent Russia influenced its presidential election, a small country in northern Europe is already gearing up to fend off foreign interference in its next election. Via: Emma Löfgren  The debate about foreign interference in the US presidential election has dominated global news for the past year, including the recent release of a trove of social ...

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Family sues Facebook, Google, Twitter over dad’s death in Barcelona terror attack

The family of a California man killed in the Barcelona terror attack filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Google, Facebook and Twitter, alleging the tech giants played a role in “aiding, abetting and knowingly providing support and resources” to the Islamic State group. Via:  Christopher Carbone The three daughters of Jared Tucker, who was among the 13 people killed in the Aug. ...

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Denmark immigration Minister Inger Støjberg shares the screen of Muhammad after Museum didn’t exhibit them

Immigration Minister Inger Støjberg (V) awakening the debate about the Skovgaard Museum in Viborg, who will not use the Muhammad drawings in a new exhibition about blasphemy. Via: Morten Nielsen In an update on Facebook , Inger Støjberg writes that Kurt Westergaard’s Muhammad drawings have enormous significance for our self-understanding and for Denmark’s struggle to create democracy around the world. For TV 2, the ...

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Facebook infiltrated by Russian government hackers months before the election

Members of a hacking group connected to Russia’s military intelligence unit, the GRU, began creating fake Facebook accounts to amplify stolen emails as early as June 2016. Via: Natasha Bertrand The Post’s report comes weeks after Facebook announced that inauthentic accounts linked to Russia were able to use the platform to spread fake news and purchase $100,000 worth of political ads during the ...

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Sweden Facebook Rape: “He did not understand that it was a rape”

The Supreme Court has decided to give a test permit to the 24-year-old Iranians who filmed the live-up Facebook rape in Uppsala in January. According to his lawyer, the man is “talented” and should not have understood that it was a rape Via: Dagens Juridik It was in January that three immigrants were partying in an apartment in Gottsunda in Uppsala together ...

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Facebook closed account of imam accused of Islamophobia – Extreme Muslims are welcomed

AUSTRALIA Facebook has decided to turn off Australia-based Imam Mohammad Tawhidi since this accused of spreading Islamophobic hatred. The reason is that he urged the authorities to expel radical Muslim leaders and say no to halal slaughter. Via: nyheteridag.se An imam who is Islamophobic. It is possible? It seems to be the assessment Facebook made by Mohammad Tawhidi, an Iranian born imam with ...

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China moves to block internet VPNs from 2018

China will completely block access to much of the global internet as part of a sweeping crackdown aimed at suppressing dissent and maintaining the Communist party’s grip on power. Via: Benjamin Haas                  The government has ordered China’s three telecommunications companies to completely block access to virtual private networks, or VPNs, by February 2018, Bloomberg News ...

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Twitter, YouTube broke anti-terrorism laws

U.S. families of terrorism victims have opened up a new legal battle against social media companies, arguing the websites are breaking anti-terrorism laws by letting themselves be used by the Islamic State for recruitment and propaganda. Via : Alex Swoyer                   Two lawsuits, brought by civil rights lawyer Nitsana Darshan-Leitner on behalf of victims’ families ...

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