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  • #16
    Originally posted by oxmixmudd View Post

    Mostly what I see in the complaints in this thread is that many that post here want the right to promte hatred and organize violent uprisings against the government using the internet without "big brother" getting in the way.
    Hi.....
    Surely.....
    ​​​​​​It's a strange situation when some of the richest companies in the World are accused of being 'leftist' when they make decisions which 'rightists' don't approve of.

    A clear example of 'rightists' branding folks and companies and even whole continents 'leftist' is the recent situation where so many Republican leaders are now turning away from President Trump's talk and actions. They've all become 'leftists'.!!!!

    It would be funny if it wasn't so sinister..... oh, that means 'left' of course.

    So the rules seem to be.....
    If others provoke crimes then this is bad.
    If our own provoke crimes then this is right-eous.
    If we should ban content then this is lawful.
    If they ban content then it is anti free speech.

    It goes on...... Political tribalism on both extreme left and extreme right, but at this time it's the extreme right, I think.

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    • #17
      Originally posted by oxmixmudd View Post

      Mostly what I see in the complaints in this thread is that many that post here want the right to promte hatred and organize violent uprisings against the government using the internet without "big brother" getting in the way.
      Oh I'm sure that'll be the talking point. Some variation of "or the terrorists will win"

      This gives liberals tcover for all sorts of authoritarian moves, all under the cover of a convenient boogeyman that they believe they can shame the elected GOP into submission with.

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      • #18
        Originally posted by oxmixmudd View Post

        Mostly what I see in the complaints in this thread is that many that post here want the right to promte hatred and organize violent uprisings against the government using the internet without "big brother" getting in the way.
        You and the left have only promoted hatred for the last four years, and you promote hatred now.

        ​​​​​​

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        • #19
          Originally posted by Psychic Missile View Post

          Because it's ridiculous for conservatives to expect social media sites to suffer extremists regardless of their political affiliation. Everyone who uses them complains about bad actors, and while the recent purge is only happening because it's convenient, it's still progress.
          I've mentioned it elsewhere, I don't use any of the social media that is at issue so I don't personally notice it or even care. But these mega-companies with billions of dollars are squeezing out competition, so reforms are necessary. It's illegal.

          There are plenty of wealthy Republicans who are free to make superior social media sites if conservatives believe they're facing injustice. Aren't you a libertarian? Why do you care about private companies deciding what customers to serve?
          Oh, I agree that competition is the answer, but they need to be allowed to operate. A cartel of billionaires forcing other companies to play their games or be silenced is a disaster.

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          • #20
            Originally posted by Ronson View Post

            Liberals seem mostly silent on the partisanship and censorship that has been taking place recently. So long as Big Tech carry water for Democrats, I seriously doubt Democrats will do anything about it. Looks like they're in cahoots from a distance.
            From a distance? The Democrat party and "Big Tech" are joined at the hip.
            Some may call me foolish, and some may call me odd
            But I'd rather be a fool in the eyes of man
            Than a fool in the eyes of God


            From "Fools Gold" by Petra

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            • #21
              Originally posted by Mountain Man View Post

              From a distance? The Democrat party and "Big Tech" are joined at the hip.
              I'm not so sure about that. I just got through reading about socialists complaining about how Google has censored NYT's 1619 Project.

              https://www.foxnews.com/politics/soc...sorship-google

              IMO, it's basically billionaires deciding what the rest of the world should consider. I consider the 1619 Project as trash, but should Google make that decision for me? We need Internet laws reformed.

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              • #22
                Originally posted by Maranatha View Post

                You and the left have only promoted hatred for the last four years, and you promote hatred now.

                ​​​​​​
                Speaking out against injustice - especially in the form of institutional racism that is manifest in unjust killings by police - is not promoting hatred.

                Though it does tend to expose a lot of it. Hatred from those that are being targeted. And hatred from those doing the targetting.

                What I promote right now is getting rid of a leader that has committed sedition and treason as he has tried to illegally retain power.

                What I promote no and always is the truth and the rejection of corruption, especially at the extreme level presented by the current president.
                He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me."

                "So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets"

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                • #23
                  Originally posted by oxmixmudd View Post

                  Speaking out against injustice - especially in the form of institutional racism that is manifest in unjust killings by police - is not promoting hatred.

                  Though it does tend to expose a lot of it. Hatred from those that are being targeted. And hatred from those doing the targetting.

                  What I promote right now is getting rid of a leader that has committed sedition and treason as he has tried to illegally retain power.

                  What I promote no and always is the truth and the rejection of corruption, especially at the extreme level presented by the current president.
                  Downplay/justification.

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                  • #24
                    Originally posted by CivilDiscourse View Post

                    Downplay/justification.
                    It was a correction if your false accusations.
                    He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me."

                    "So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets"

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                    • #25
                      Originally posted by CivilDiscourse View Post

                      Downplay/justification.
                      Yep, a classic display of "Rules for thee but not for me."
                      Some may call me foolish, and some may call me odd
                      But I'd rather be a fool in the eyes of man
                      Than a fool in the eyes of God


                      From "Fools Gold" by Petra

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                      • #26
                        Originally posted by oxmixmudd View Post

                        Speaking out against injustice - especially in the form of institutional racism that is manifest in unjust killings by police - is not promoting hatred.

                        Though it does tend to expose a lot of it. Hatred from those that are being targeted. And hatred from those doing the targetting.

                        What I promote right now is getting rid of a leader that has committed sedition and treason as he has tried to illegally retain power.

                        What I promote no and always is the truth and the rejection of corruption, especially at the extreme level presented by the current president.
                        I call your hatred, hatred.

                        From your calling conservatives racist and deplorable, to your unmitigated insanity over Trump, it's all just hatred, lefty.

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                        • #27
                          Originally posted by Maranatha View Post

                          I call your hatred, hatred.

                          From your calling conservatives racist and deplorable, to your unmitigated insanity over Trump, it's all just hatred, lefty.
                          You have the right to call it anything you want Maranatha. There is no law against being wrong. It is just something most people try to avoid.
                          He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me."

                          "So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets"

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                          • #28
                            Originally posted by oxmixmudd View Post

                            You have the right to call it anything you want Maranatha. There is no law against being wrong. It is just something most people try to avoid.
                            Sure, you have a right to be hateful. There is no human law against it. Most try to avoid it.

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                            • #29
                              Originally posted by Ronson View Post

                              I've mentioned it elsewhere, I don't use any of the social media that is at issue so I don't personally notice it or even care. But these mega-companies with billions of dollars are squeezing out competition, so reforms are necessary. It's illegal.


                              Oh, I agree that competition is the answer, but they need to be allowed to operate. A cartel of billionaires forcing other companies to play their games or be silenced is a disaster.
                              What reforms? What are they doing that's illegal?

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                              • #30
                                Originally posted by Psychic Missile View Post

                                What reforms?
                                Creating an environment where more companies have a shot at it.

                                What are they doing that's illegal?
                                Collectively forcing companies to bend to their will or be shut off the Internet is illegal. It is antitrust behavior.

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