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Facebook blocks page of Putin critic within Russia

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    Garry Kasparov posted this on Facebook, indignant about how this was a sign that Facebook is not the tool for revolution people thought. I don't know why anyone is surprised. It's one thing to stand up to an unstable Middle Eastern/northern African government; it's quite another to stand up to Russia. (Facebook does generally comply with laws wherever they go; many websites do similar things in, say, China.)

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/...0b8_story.html
    "I am not angered that the Moral Majority boys campaign against abortion. I am angry when the same men who say, "Save OUR children" bellow "Build more and bigger bombers." That's right! Blast the children in other nations into eternity, or limbless misery as they lay crippled from "OUR" bombers! This does not jell." - Leonard Ravenhill

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    A corporation is a corporation. Someone go stop the presses.

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      Their stock is doing far better than I expected it would by this point a couple years ago... but risking getting yourself blocked in the ninth largest country in the world would be a good way to change that.
      "I am not angered that the Moral Majority boys campaign against abortion. I am angry when the same men who say, "Save OUR children" bellow "Build more and bigger bombers." That's right! Blast the children in other nations into eternity, or limbless misery as they lay crippled from "OUR" bombers! This does not jell." - Leonard Ravenhill

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        Originally posted by KingsGambit View Post
        but risking getting yourself blocked in the ninth largest country in the world would be a good way to change that.
        Of course, as a Putin supporter Facebook should be sanctioned

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