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(The Atlantic)   Facebook could be fixed by--Germany?   ( theatlantic.com) divider line
    More: Strange, Facebook, Facebook Law, Freedom of speech, Facebook employees, hate speech, new law-but Facebook, Facebook representatives, entire Facebook Law  
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2017-11-02 09:57:58 PM  
Fixed? Like throw it in the oven?

Sure!
 
2017-11-02 10:03:00 PM  
Reminds me of a joke:

Q: What do you get when you unite East and West Germany?

A: The f*ck out of the way.
 
2017-11-03 12:10:01 AM  
i54.tinypic.com
 
2017-11-03 01:55:59 AM  
society historically suspicious of censorship in all forms.

Uh, I think they might just be jumping the gun on "all forms".
 
2017-11-03 06:36:04 AM  
DNRTA, but I'm guessing that Germany is being more strict and serious about Facebook being used as a tool to meddle with people's elections?
 
2017-11-03 07:49:19 AM  

Summercat: DNRTA, but I'm guessing that Germany is being more strict and serious about Facebook being used as a tool to meddle with people's elections?


That's the jist of it, i think. It was way TL so IDR it to the end. ;0/
 
2017-11-03 08:52:56 AM  
You know who else heavily regulated speech.
 
2017-11-03 08:54:51 AM  
Well, lets see which countries have been totally farked up the political anus by TwitFace lately. OK, so not Germany?
 
2017-11-03 02:15:55 PM  
Norm Macdonald Worries About Germany on Letterman
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2017-11-03 05:57:10 PM  
I think the only feasible result will be Facebook et al blocking German IPs from accessing their full site and providing a heavily censors subsite in it's place.
 
2017-11-03 06:20:48 PM  

Geotpf: I think the only feasible result will be Facebook et al blocking German IPs from accessing their full site and providing a heavily censors subsite in it's place.


Wow, I usually proofread a bit better than that.  "...and providing a heavily censored substitute site in it's place" is what I meant.
 
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