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The Facebook Censor Strikes

vfisher Wrote: Jun 13, 2012 7:42 PM
I'm not a fan of Dr. Brown in fact do not care much for him at all but this is so wrong. America your going so Fascist here.Freedom of Speech people..
nawlins72 Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 12:10 AM
Ummm...you do realize that Facebook is a private site, correct? They have the right to control the content of their site as they see fit, even if hypocritcally. Censorship deals with government prevention of speech.
anderson659 Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 12:21 AM
That's right, and what we have hear is another example of the intolerance of the progressive homosexual left. Either agree with them or face the bullying and intimidating tactics they are so fond of.
Jay Wye Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 8:59 AM
"censorship" deals with ANYONE who restricts speech,not just government.
yes,it's their site and their right to censor,but it's still "censorship",and hypocritical.
nawlins72 Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 7:02 PM
"censorship" deals with ANYONE who restricts speech,not just government.
yes,it's their site and their right to censor,but it's still "censorship",and hypocritical."

There is nothing hypocritical concerning private control of content. Should churches be forced to allow gay activists speak in their facilities?
anderson659 Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 8:48 PM
Dr. Brown Wrote: 5 hours ago (2:58 PM)
Here's an update: At 1:03 PM, today (June 14, 2002), my contact at Facebook sent me this message. "The page has been reinstated. It was an error on our part and taken down accidentally. Our team has reached out to the quality team and double checked our internal systems to help ensure this doesn't happen again.

I received the news yesterday that the Facebook page for my book A Queer Thing Happened to America was deleted for allegedly violating Facebook’s “Community Standards.” But Facebook pages like “Hitler Fetus is our Jesus,” “Zombie Jesus,” and a host of other grossly offensive pages apparently do not violate these standards.

The Facebook page for my book had been online for about one year, containing reader comments, links to reviews, and relevant news links that some members would post. All in all, the page was quite benign and, being older, fairly inactive. As for the book itself, it...