It's an issue that I discussed once before, in the past. However, it's growing worse, now.
Here is an article by globalnews.ca that is entitled, As Germany cracks down hard on online hate, is Canada next?: https://globalnews.ca/news/3943668/as-germany-cracks-down-hard-on-online-hate-is-canada-next/.
Hopefully, you clicked on the link and read the entire article. And, hopefully... you watched the videos that are on that article. Here is some of what the article states (I copied/pasted):
The Canadian government appears to have no plans to follow in Germany’s footsteps by forcing social media companies to delete illegal hate speech from their sites.
On Monday, Germany began enforcing a new law that requires companies like Twitter and Facebook to scrub “obviously” hateful, defamatory or fake-news posts within 24 hours of receiving a complaint.
The law, known as NetzDG, has proven extremely controversial, with one German political leader already kicked off Twitter this week for posting about “Muslim, gang-raping hordes of men.”
On Wednesday, a spokesperson for the office of Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould (who is currently travelling outside the country) appeared to confirm that Canada won’t be wading into similar waters anytime soon.
“Canada has one of the most comprehensive legal regimes against hate crime and hate propaganda anywhere in the world,” wrote David Taylor in an email to Global News.
To me, this is truly awful. Not just for Germany, Canada, France and any other countries who are participating in this horrible issue.
I also feel it wouldn't be good for any other countries who decide to take away Freedom of Speech.
In addition, it wouldn't be good for Facebook (FB). Just as I've said in the past.
After all, if someone posts something that isn't liked by Germany, then FB can be sued, as was mentioned in the past. Even though Germany says they will do this, does this mean that if someone posts an article of showing how to cook a meal, and if someone from Germany doesn't like that, that Germany will go and file lawsuit against FB?
That could basically happen, even though it probably hasn't happened, yet.
After all, it seems Germany wants to call truthful articles... as fake. Even though that's not truly the issue for everyone. Including me!
To me, it's sinful to not allow someone like me, who speaks truth about issues, might be attacked in a negative way.
Okay, if you know me, or if you're a friend of mine on FB, you're probably aware that I get blocked from time to time on FB. Yes, this has happened since last September, when FB found out that Germany would sue them if they didn't like some things posted.
At first, I didn't understand why I was being hurt by FB. But, after I first found out about this issue, I thought I knew why. Now, I know it's true.
To me, it is upsetting that so many people in the world have turned away from God. Some claim they know Him, but are in the process of violating Christians. Just as what is happening, now.
Thinking of this, made me think of Titus 1:15-16, "Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.
16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate."
Amen! Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled. They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.
Just as we read in today's Bible verse, I believe that is happening. In works, some people who claim they know Him, deny Him, and hurt others who truly do know Him and do things for Him.
Just like me, who is doing work for Him, and being hurt.
Even so, I forgive them.
But, God will deal them.
May He have mercy on them.
Until next time...
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