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Facebook Sued for $1 Billion Over ‘Terror Platform’

Israeli and American families of victims of Palestinian attacks filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Facebook, claiming the social network is providing a platform for militants to spread incitement and violence, their lawyers said Monday.

From MSN:

Lawyers filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Facebook Inc., alleging it allowed the Palestinian militant Hamas group to use it as a medium to carry out attacks that killed four Americans and wounded one in Israel, the West Bank and Jerusalem.

“Facebook has knowingly provided material support and resources to Hamas in the form of Facebook’s online social network platform and communication services,” making it liable for the violence against the five Americans, according to the lawsuit sent to Bloomberg by the office of the Israeli lawyer on the case, Nitsana Darshan-Leitner.

“Simply put, Hamas uses Facebook as a tool for engaging in terrorism,” it said.

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2 Comments

  • 1. DeClasse' Intellectual wrote:

    People forget that , in general, the First Amendment to the Constitution mandates responsible use of that amendment!!!!!

  • 2. hakaras hatov wrote:

    we owe this great lawyer a tremendous thanks because this is really a big issue, to say the least.

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