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The EU is permitting it to flourish and is therefore complicit.
What's the point of having hate speech laws if they are so commonly and casually flouted? Either the laws have to catch up with social media or they are countenancing its most vital, viral form.
Add fiascos like Calais and Italian policies I blogged about here before and it is increasingly apparent that current policies are disingenuous to put it mildly.

Social strife is the most used excuse for privation of human rights, historically.

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Wed Aug 12th, 2015 at 05:12:19 AM EST
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Is that an EU competence?

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Aug 12th, 2015 at 06:44:06 AM EST
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