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    • 31.03.11 | 17:28 (IST)

    People and nations must be consistent if they want to be taken seriously. But this is beyond the powers of true paranoids like those in the Jewish State. When their own interests are concerned, they can't think straight, and this is good because they need not be taken seriously. Only yesterday, Facebook was hailed as the new device of the electronic age that enabled the Egyptian youth to communicate among themselves and they come out and bring down the tyranny. Is such an accomplishment less important than ending the Israeli (i.e., foreign) occupation? Obviously, the opposite is true. If Israel fears Facebook, let Israel censor out that page. It wouldn't look good, but when was the last time Israel looked good? The Facebook policy is correct, if there are no calls for violence, keep the page on.

    from the article: Facebook: Intifada page removed when comments 'deteriorated to direct calls for violence'
    First published 15:33 31.03.11 | Last updated 15:33 31.03.11
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