Facebook “taking up the mantle of privacy rights is rich with irony,” a federal judge said in ordering the company to release records of Myanmar accounts it had shut down for promoting violence against the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority
The company had shut down accounts for promoting violence against the Rohingya, but it resisted sharing information about those accounts with countries pursuing a genocide case against Myanmar.
Sept. 22, 2021 9:32 pm ETWASHINGTON—A federal judge ordered Facebook Inc. on Wednesday to hand over records related to accounts it shut down in 2018 that were linked to government-backed violence against the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar, as the social-media giant grapples with the effects content on its platform has in the real world.
The ruling, by a magistrate judge in Washington, criticized Facebook for refusing to provide the records to countries pursuing a case against Myanmar in international court, saying allowing it to withhold them “would compound the tragedy that has befallen the Rohingya.”Read more: The Wall Street Journal »
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Just one more reason to delete Facebook and Instagram for goodThe ReidOut with Joy Reid: Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Sheryl Sandberg propaganda Wall Street Journal reidout Yup-I deleted my account cuz some of my friends n family went batshit crazy when Trump lost (or not,according to them) I was told to walk off a cliff, shoot myself, basically off myself. Just over it. Dems don’t do that crap… reidout I deleted Facebook cuz I got tired of seeing what people are eating. BFD, you made dinner! reidout Already on the right path .. Never had 1
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Releases Lineup — Film News in BriefHot Springs Documentary Film Festival Releases 2021 Lineup The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (HSDFF) has released the lineup of films and honorees for its 30th edition, which will take plac…
Pitch Perfect Is Becoming a TV Show and It Sounds Aca-awesome - E! OnlineHere's everything we know about Peacock's straight-to-series order for a Pitch Perfect show... Oh no another Glee van_now12 😏
Becerra takes a back seat while others steer Covid responseDuring a period dominated by difficult choices and intense debates over the direction of the pandemic response, President Joe Biden’s health secretary Xavier Becerra has ceded much of the authority to the White House and government scientists At least SCIENCE has input again.
These Sweats Come With a Touching BackstoryÁwet New York launched during the pandemic in order to support the city’s garment workers. Can someone read that and come here to tell me please.. I feel like reading a touching story rn
After R. Kelly Declines to Testify, Closing Arguments Begin in Sex Trafficking TrialA prosecutor began closing arguments in the R. Kelly sex trafficking trial Wednesday (Sept. 22). FreeR.kelly 'Ladies and gentleman of the jury, this sick twisted fuck has been let off many times before because he's handsome and famous and women love him. Let's not do that again, please.'