Often, haters try to pose as the voice of the people, but they are actually an extremely small fraction of netizens. An analysis of hundreds of discussions on social media has furnished the proof.
The action follows a tweet by the far-right figure calling for violence against media and others. Twitter had so far refused to take Jones' account offline, saying the conspiracy theorist did not violate its rules.
Illegally displaying Nazi symbols in Germany can be punished by three years in jail. The ban broadly exempts art, but which works are allowed to show swastikas, SS sig runes and such is often more a matter of the medium.
Spotify, Facebook and Apple have all taken down content by Alex Jones, whose InfoWars site has a mass following. While he's previously taken heat for fake news, it was hate speech that landed him in hot water now.
Social media sites have published the results of a new German law hoping to clamp down on hate speech. However, a UK media investigation found that that Facebook does not delete posts containing Holocaust denial content.
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