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the fairy tale of the stolen election has led to violence, no one can argue that away.
originally posted by: jjkenobi
It's weird how all these accounts calling for Trump to be killed, raped in prison, the same for his family, Trump supporters to be hung and killed in the streets... they are all A-OK with Twitter. But Trump, why he's so dangerous we have to cancel his entire account.
originally posted by: oloufo
in the end, it is also about the protection of children or people who are possibly not intellectually able to distinguish between lies and truth or who are not familiar with the mechanisms of the internet and are therefore easy to manipulate, which at some point can also have an influence on the lives of these people.
it's not about free speech. it's only about protecting the opinions that fit into my world view, right? if facebook had started deleting the profiles of democrats, activists, etc., the outrage here on the forum wouldn‘t be great, am i correct?
hate is not an opinion. and it's no coincidence that in every civilized country there is a legal limit to when an expression of opinion becomes a crime. in germany, for example, you can pay up to 1,000 euros for an asshole. no one gets upset about that.
the internet is not a lawless space.
what if someone attack your wife, your partner, your children on the internet, insult them, threaten them? do you then say: that's his opinion and it has to be protected?