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Re: <nettime> Facebook takes down Palestinian intifada page
aha on Wed, 6 Apr 2011 17:15:01 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> Facebook takes down Palestinian intifada page


A curious case indeed..

Here's a google translated article that seem to portray an  israeli  
self explanation as to why it's censorship efforts are morally fine.


I read about the 3rd intifada + fb issue a few weeks ago. At the time,  
I noticed that despite the claim of over 300,000 "likes", the actual  
number was more like 350. Note that within the following link there is  
a screenshot where the number of "likes" is 1,642.
Maybe 298,358 simultaneously realised that they accidentally "liked"  
the same group by mistake..

http://translate.google.co.uk/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.haaretz.co.il%2Fcaptain%2Fspages%2F1223708.html&sl=iw&tl=en&hl=&ie=UTF-8

All the best!

Aharon
xx


Quoting Geert Lovink <geert {AT} xs4all.nl>:

>
> Hi, I am not sure if many of you are following this story (the report
> below comes from CNET). I haven't seen many references to it yet. It
> is interesting in the light of the sheer endless debates about Twitter/
> Facebook revolution yes/no/maybe/no opinion in the Middle East and
> North Africa. /Geert






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