Mr. Blackface on hate speech. You can’t make this stuff up.
Freedom of speech is the foundation of a free society. Without it, a tyrant or a blackface can wreak havoc unopposed, while his opponents are silenced.
Putting up with being offended is essential in a pluralistic society in which people differ on basic truths. If a group will not bear being offended without resorting to violence, that group will rule unopposed while everyone else lives in fear, while other groups curtail their activities to appease the violent group. This results in the violent group being able to tyrannize the others.
Islamic law forbids criticism of Islam, Quran, Muhammad.
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Justin Trudeau Wants ‘Significant Penalties’ for Social Media ‘Hate Speech’
Breitbart, December 16, 2019:
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, recently made infamous over resurfaced blackface photos, has instructed his ministers to create new legislation aimed at tackling “hate speech” on social media.
The mandate letter, sent to Canada’s Minister of Heritage, calls for legislation to be drawn up imposing “significant penalties” on social media companies that do not remove so-called hate speech within 24 hours.
The letter singles out “hate speech” for special attention, before moving on to other items like child exploitation and terrorism.
Create new regulations for social media platforms, starting with a requirement that all platforms remove illegal content, including hate speech, within 24 hours or face significant penalties. This should include other online harms such as radicalization, incitement to violence, exploitation of children, or creation or distribution of terrorist propaganda.
In another letter, sent to the Minister of Justice, instructs the Minister to work with his colleagues to combat “online hate:”
Trudeau’s government appears to be following the lead of European states like Germany, which already imposes fines of up to 50 million euros against tech companies that fail to promptly remove so-called “hate speech.” French legislators have even considered jailing officials from tech companies that fail to meet demands to remove “hateful” content.
Canada is one of the signatories of the “Christchurch Call to Action,” a collective demand from various nation-states for social media companies to clamp down on “extremism.” The United States publicly refused to sign, citing free speech concerns.
It is unclear if blackface photos posted on social media will qualify as “hate speech” under the planned Canadian law.
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