Israel Facebook Law’s main target is Palestinians

Published by

Facebook has been through the wringer the past few years for its tone-deaf approach to everything fromdata privacy to its role in inciting genocide in Myanmar. Thus, it will not be welcome news to Mark Zuckerberg that Israel’s justice minister, Gideon Saar, is proposing a piece of draconian legislation, popularly named the “Facebook Law.” It would enforce widespread censorship of online content. Leading digital rights advocate Tehilla Schwartz Altschuler of the Israel Democracy Institute says such a provision “does not exist in any other democracy in the world.” Touted by supporters as a law t…

Read More