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2017-07-01 Fifth Column
Germany approves bill to fine social media up to €50mn over online hate speech, fake news
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Posted by Skidmark 2017-07-01 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [537 views ]  Top

#1 they're reverting to their old selves.
Posted by 746 2017-07-01 02:16||   2017-07-01 02:16|| Front Page Top

#2 Reverting nada. Just taking the masks off.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2017-07-01 07:34||   2017-07-01 07:34|| Front Page Top

#3 The logical next step for Merkel is to find a pretext to arm the refugees. Then she'll have a pretorian guard loyal to her alone.

Germany is turning into Venezuela, not with a bang but with a whimper.
Posted by Elmerert Hupens2660 2017-07-01 10:07||   2017-07-01 10:07|| Front Page Top

#4 Then she'll have a pretorian guard loyal to her alone.

Loyal to an infidel slut - are you kidding?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2017-07-01 10:27||   2017-07-01 10:27|| Front Page Top

#5 They did with Adolf last century....
Posted by Pappy 2017-07-01 12:18||   2017-07-01 12:18|| Front Page Top

#6 And of course, fake news is in the eye of the beholder.

I get the feeling these fines are just a backdoor way of taxing non-German companies "doing business" in Germany.

I've seen this sort of thing referred to already in the context of the recent Google fines with the phrase...

Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2017-07-01 12:56||   2017-07-01 12:56|| Front Page Top

#7 They did with Adolf last century

He had other resources - strong enough to wipe them out if necessary.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2017-07-01 15:10||   2017-07-01 15:10|| Front Page Top

#8 "Will Merkel to Turks still look edible
When backed up by someone more credible,
Whom, if I get shrewish,
My nuclear jewfish
Might kipper... mein Herren? Regrettable."
Posted by Zenobia Floger6220 2017-07-01 19:22||   2017-07-01 19:22|| Front Page Top

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