- Facebook is now removing speech that presumably almost everybody might decide is racist -- along with speech that only someone at Facebook decides is "racist."
- The sinister reality of a society in which the expression of majority opinion is being turned into a crime has already been seen across Europe. Just last week came reports of Dutch citizens being visited by the police and warned about posting anti-mass-immigration sentiments on social media.
- In lieu of violence, speech is one of the best ways for people to
vent their feelings and frustrations. Remove the right to speak about
your frustrations and only violence is left.
- The lid is being put on the pressure cooker at precisely the
moment that the heat is being turned up. A true "initiative for civil
courage" would explain to both Merkel and Zuckerberg that their policy
can have only one possible result.
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Facebook's War on Freedom of Speech