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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by abu12: 8:19am On May 30, 2020
Exc2000:
grin


I hope imbecilic Nigerian Trump supporters know that once Trump gets this done, Buhari would also follow suite and censor social media in Nigeria


Trump is one hell of a smart New York rich gangster, he just played a tactical move against November election, he knows he used Russian and Nigerian trolls to bad mouth Hilary Cliton, now he simply wants to shut opposition and angry americans out with social media censorship, classic case of a Narcist weiding power

.

it's high time Buhari banned ipob Facebook in nigeria. thank u trump.

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by Farki: 8:19am On May 30, 2020
hotwax:


Twitter rule is not above the law of free speech of a country. China and some Arab countries have banned Twitter in the past because its operations conflicts with their government interest. Europian union was attacking this same Twitter before Trump Wade in and fought for Twitter.

You people supporting left should read books.

China is pretty much a dictatorship and most Arabian countries are either theocracies or dictatorships that want to keep their people docile and misinformed. These are the same countries Trump has insulted time without number for oppressing their people yet here you are using them to defend Trump's actions.

You are massive contradicting yourself, Trump supported Twitter until he broke the rules now he wants to silence them for enforcing their own rules.

You still haven't answered my question, would you support this action if Buhari was doing it for nairaland?

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by Siapu: 8:22am On May 30, 2020
MANNABBQGRILLS:

As we told you earlier,
The 2 main characteristics of wailers are hypocrisy and lying.
It's in them, just like Peak Milk.
Just imagine the trash the boy typed, and some brainwashed kids will actually believe his trash.
Just like the young pretty girl that quoted us yesterday,
Saying PDP paid all of Nigeria's debt before PMB became president and the looting party left the country in so much wealth,
She actually said it so convincing with her little, young, church mind!
She wasn't trying to be bitchy or insulting about it.
She was 100% sure that was the reality! shocked
We can only imagine the kind of people she lives with, that have fed her with so much lies.
We simply gave her a short reply trying to educate her young, innocent mind.

These online losers will type Lies that with time,
will start feeling like the truth to their ears
Pathetic!
Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by kokaneprodigy(m): 8:23am On May 30, 2020
Farki:


Nairaland has rules, if you break the rules they will remove your post. Twitter also has rules, if you want to be a violent racist then go to Stormfront where they allow that.

Trump is acting like a baby and you guys keep defending this crap.

Tell me honestly if Buhari made such a bill for nairaland would you support it?

Before I answer you, I will like you to explain what Trump is proposing.

I want to know if you understand what the bill is about?

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by Siapu: 8:25am On May 30, 2020
Afamed:
Trump Asslickers from upper Iweka over to una
Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by jadejay: 8:25am On May 30, 2020
hotwax:


Which news r u reading? If u read news, u will know who Floyd is.

Oh u read CNN. I won't mention u again. U don't worth it

Don't mind those guys up there. They pretend not to see that social media is very baise. Do you know that about 300 Trump campaign videos were pulled down from YouTube early this month? What for? So his campaigns also violates their stupid law?

When you make certain posts that show the truth, Facebook will block you or fact check you. But they will never fact check CNN and their fake news shared by supporters.

I've seen various dehumanizing and twisted posts about trump, including memes and all on Facebook. None were fact checked. But the minute you put the truth out there, fact check.

What Trump has done now is to make social media platforms responsible for user's posts. In other words, if you must fact check my post, ensure you fact check the opposition's post too. But trust some Nigerians not to understand anything.

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by FatherJP(m): 8:25am On May 30, 2020
hotwax:


But trump haters are not getting it.

He signing a bill mandating social media not to censor people's post.

I thought everyone should be supporting him for it.

But what I'm reading here...peoples comment saying he is censoring free speech. Its actually the opposite.

People are really mentally slow


Not only not to censor people's posts. If you must fact check on Mr A's post then you must equally fact check on Mr B's post otherwise you can be sued. Imagine people are here comparing it with General Buhari's government intent on gagging and controlling social media.

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by jadejay: 8:28am On May 30, 2020
Shormiey:

Are you sure? Callings blacks "thugs' and calling whites "good people".

You people just enjoy twisting things on this man's head. Where did he call blacks thugs in that tweet? Were there no white people protesting and looting too? He used one word to describe all the looters and you're here saying racist. Can't you understand simple English?
Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by Olatara(f): 8:28am On May 30, 2020
EgunMogaji2:


Baba, it’s too early to be rousing the rebels grin

Let them sleep small.
You are wicked. Lol

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by maasoap(m): 8:28am On May 30, 2020
angelEmade:
no nonsense president

Life of an asslicker is a disaster! You saw a frightened childish president and you branded him "no nonsense president". U go dey alright one day

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by hotwax: 8:29am On May 30, 2020
Farki:


China is pretty much a dictatorship and most Arabian countries are either theocracies or dictatorships that want to keep their people docile and misinformed. These are the same countries Trump has insulted time without number for oppressing their people yet here you are using them to defend Trump's actions.

You are massive contradicting yourself, Trump supported Twitter until he broke the rules now he wants to silence them for enforcing their own rules.

You still haven't answered my question, would you support this action if Buhari was doing it for nairaland?

Trump has been fighting Twitter since 2016. Get that into your head. TRUMP HAS ATTACKED them as tool of the leftist in the past. Maybe u need to read his posts in 2016 2017..

European Union is not autocratic or theocratic, yet they are boxing Twitter.

Twitter is not holy heaven. They have political alignment. One of their investor is a Democrat donor. So trump know who is fighting. You people don't know what is going on.

Twitter staff who is in charge of fact checking trump has twitted insult at Trump in 2018.

What is going on is political war. Don't take side. Stay out of it ofcourse except if u support Democrats.

But if u are a neutral, stay out of it so God will not punish you for ignorance

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by kokaneprodigy(m): 8:30am On May 30, 2020
Farki:


China is pretty much a dictatorship and most Arabian countries are either theocracies or dictatorships that want to keep their people docile and misinformed. These are the same countries Trump has insulted time without number for oppressing their people yet here you are using them to defend Trump's actions.

You are massive contradicting yourself, Trump supported Twitter until he broke the rules now he wants to silence them for enforcing their own rules.

You still haven't answered my question, would you support this action if Buhari was doing it for nairaland?
Obviously you don’t understand this bill.

Where did you read he wants to silence them.

Trump is accusing them of selective censorship, since there’s a disclaimer already stating this platforms are not liable to posts on their platform why censor and at worst censor selectively. How’s this censorship.

He just wants to make them liable now so that when people post things you don’t like on their platform and they fail to delete it in a stipulated time you can sue them. Not the selective deletion they do and I support it cos Nairaland is equally quilts of this.

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by hotwax: 8:31am On May 30, 2020
FatherJP:



Not only not to censor people's posts. If you must fact check on Mr A's post then you must equally fact check on Mr B's post otherwise you can be sued. Imagine people are here comparing it with General Buhari's government intent on gagging and controlling social media.

Abi ooo...fact checking amount to shutting u up.
I support Trump in this one.
Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by Shormiey(m): 8:31am On May 30, 2020
jadejay:


You people just enjoy twisting things on this man's head. Were did he call blacks thugs in that tweet? Were there no white people protesting and looting too? He used one word to describe all the looters and you're here saying racist. Can't you understand simple English?
It seem like you are looking for trouble......I wasn't talking to you in the first place so don't put mouth in what is not your problem...you are acting as if you can talk abi? Don't mention me again ok.

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by maasoap(m): 8:33am On May 30, 2020
Sodiquinone:
Trump is like the messiah to some people like the IPOB,even if he authorize illegal killing of Africans,ban Africans from US and many terrible things.

They're so illogical and unreasonable in most of the things they say

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by fortran12: 8:34am On May 30, 2020
MANNABBQGRILLS:
We love Twitter's stance on this one.

This tweet violated The Twitter's Rule about glorifying violence, Tribalism and Religion shenanigans....

Professionalism @ it's peak.

A social media company that works.

A company that respect the rules they lay down and ALL MEMBERS must follow even if you are the President of The United States Of America.

#RESPECT.

#DoubleTuale


Our moderators are trying in this part of the world also,
we can't take that away from them.
It is not easy moderating 'SOME slow ' Nigerians.
Slow and steady we will get to this point also.
Respect to the moderators here too!
They are really trying.

kiss

RantHQ comes to mind,
they are still settling the matter as we heard!

Say No More!
It seems you are new on twitter
Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by kokaneprodigy(m): 8:34am On May 30, 2020
hotwax:


Abi ooo...fact checking amount to shutting u up.
I support Trump in this one.
people call him orange head, if you fact check that such posts should be deleted cos he doesn’t have a orange head but it stays. You call him racist on Twitter it stays twitter doesn’t fact check. But when he fires back you want to fact check cos Trump is the only one that drops propaganda on Twitter.

Buhari people are just dull I swear.

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by hotwax: 8:35am On May 30, 2020
kokaneprodigy:

Obviously you don’t understand this bill.

Where did you read he wants to silence them.

Trump is accusing them of selective censorship, since there’s a disclaimer already stating this platforms are not liable to posts on their platform why censor and at worst sensor selectively. How’s this censorship.

He just wants to make them liable now so that when people post things you don’t like on their platform and they fail to delete it in a stipulated time you can sue them. Not the selective deletion they do and I support it cos Nairaland is equally quilts of this.

They actually understand, they r intentionally twisting it.

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by fortran12: 8:35am On May 30, 2020
Exc2000:
grin


I hope imbecilic Nigerian Trump supporters know that once Trump gets this done, Buhari would also follow suite and censor social media in Nigeria


Trump is one hell of a smart New York rich gangster, he just played a tactical move against November election, he knows he used Russian and Nigerian trolls to bad mouth Hilary Cliton, now he simply wants to shut opposition and angry americans out with social media censorship, classic case of a Narcist weiding power

.

Shut down americans with social media censorship? did you read the story at all?

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by jadejay: 8:36am On May 30, 2020
Shormiey:

It seem like you are looking for trouble......I wasn't talking to you in the first place so don't put mouth in what is not your problem...you are acting as if you can talk abi? Don't mention me again ok.

So the photo you put up there, is it Trump that tweeted it?
Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by hotwax: 8:38am On May 30, 2020
fortran12:


Shut down americans with social media censorship? did you read the story at all?

Most of them don't read like buhari.

Once the see the word Trump in the headline, thy start ranting.

Orange head, childish etc

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by Shormiey(m): 8:38am On May 30, 2020
hotwax:


Which news r u reading? If u read news, u will know who Floyd is.

Oh u read CNN. I won't mention u again. U don't worth it
They both worked as security for a company which is own a woman before....I will send you a link....you seem not to understand the fact that the stuff its a beef....and that man need to be killed.

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by Shormiey(m): 8:42am On May 30, 2020
jadejay:


So the photo you put up there, is it Trump that tweeted it?
Definitely, trump is a narcissistic and a racist....if you care to know....I was once a fan but the #GEORGEFLOYD case open my eyes to see how useless this man is.....a spitting fire president.

Read this guy story below...is it not during the useless president tenure.....what really happened after he was killed?

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by proxillin(m): 8:46am On May 30, 2020
Shormiey:

They both worked as security for a company which is own a woman before....I will send you a link....you seem not to understand the fact that the stuff its a beef....and that man need to be killed.

So how is this Trump fault?

How does this amount to looting and burning thugs are doing?

You can see Trump has no fault here...

Based on what you posted, it maybe business gone wrong. Business gone wrong between 2 individuals will now become international war.

Thats why its not gud to take side.

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by GuestLog: 8:54am On May 30, 2020
Exc2000:


holding Seun accountable for what Nwamaikpe or other notorious Nairalander post means Seun would be loosing Nairaland soon or better yet being charged to court for what someone posted in their house on his domain and site.. is that even fair or logical?

Its like someone kills in front of your house and you are charged for murder because its your house

.
Let me introduce you to Nigeria Police 'Force'
Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by Microwhy: 9:05am On May 30, 2020
ProfDview1:
We told them that Trump na baba, dem refuse to hear... Baba show them....


Dermmy kingazibuike, can u guys see the master in action??
Baba of what ?
What will you tell your children later in life, that you're hailing somebody like Trump?
Trump is a disaster to everything in this world..
WHO, US, UN, World trade etc.

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by incogni2o: 9:14am On May 30, 2020
Emilokoiyawon:
Look at Trump's fat and stupid face grin grin grin He is such a slowpoke, he makes idiots look like geniuses. grin grin grin grin

Trump is not this
Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by mygee33(m): 9:18am On May 30, 2020
Trump is just a bully

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by Farki: 9:23am On May 30, 2020
kokaneprodigy:


Before I answer you, I will like you to explain what Trump is proposing.

I want to know if you understand what the bill is about?

You can also read provision 2 of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

(2)Civil liability No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be held liable on account of—

(A)any action voluntarily taken in good faith to restrict access to or availability of material that the provider or user considers to be obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise objectionable, whether or not such material is constitutionally protected


See how it contradicts with this?

When an interactive computer service provider removes or restricts access to content and its actions do not meet the criteria of subparagraph (c)(2)(A), it is engaged in editorial conduct. It is the policy of the United States that such a provider should properly lose the limited liability shield of subparagraph (c)(2)(A) and be exposed to liability like any traditional editor and publisher that is not an online provider.


Meaning that all websites not just Twitter and Facebook are liable for what people say on their website because removing comments that infringe on the site rules are 'editorialising'.

He views private companies like Facebook and Twitter as government entities

It is the policy of the United States that large online platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook, as the critical means of promoting the free flow of speech and ideas today, should not restrict protected speech. The Supreme Court has noted that social media sites, as the modern public square, “can provide perhaps the most powerful mechanisms available to a private citizen to make his or her voice heard.”

But the first ammendment specifically says that free speech laws apply to the government not private entities.

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.


When Trump signed up for Twitter he agreed to their rules. Trump can say whatever but Twitter also has the right to moderate their websites.


So now tell me, if Buhari wanted to pass a law making nairaland liable for the comments of it's users because it enforces it's rules and thus could be prosecuted for such would you support it?

Because that was what the defeated social media bill was proposing.

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by Farki: 9:28am On May 30, 2020
kokaneprodigy:

Obviously you don’t understand this bill.

Where did you read he wants to silence them.

Trump is accusing them of selective censorship, since there’s a disclaimer already stating this platforms are not liable to posts on their platform why censor and at worst censor selectively. How’s this censorship.

He just wants to make them liable now so that when people post things you don’t like on their platform and they fail to delete it in a stipulated time you can sue them. Not the selective deletion they do and I support it cos Nairaland is equally quilts of this.

The bill is stupid because then Twitter is being punished for what the users said. If you have a problem take it up with the user.

Would you sue a paper company for the words of a book writing slander against you?

How will this work when a large number of users are bots or troll accounts?
Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by Okworigeorge(m): 9:28am On May 30, 2020
Exc2000:


holding Seun accountable for what Nwamaikpe or other notorious Nairalander post means Seun would be loosing Nairaland soon or better yet being charged to court for what someone posted in their house on his domain and site.. is that even fair or logical?

Its like someone kills in front of your house and you are charged for murder because its your house

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the mods will have to approve each comments/thread before they can show on the site. more mods will be needed, more job creation

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Re: Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants' Legal Protections by Farki: 9:36am On May 30, 2020
hotwax:


Trump has been fighting Twitter since 2016. Get that into your head. TRUMP HAS ATTACKED them as tool of the leftist in the past. Maybe u need to read his posts in 2016 2017..

European Union is not autocratic or theocratic, yet they are boxing Twitter.

Twitter is not holy heaven. They have political alignment. One of their investor is a Democrat donor. So trump know who is fighting. You people don't know what is going on.

Twitter staff who is in charge of fact checking trump has twitted insult at Trump in 2018.

What is going on is political war. Don't take side. Stay out of it ofcourse except if u support Democrats.

But if u are a neutral, stay out of it so God will not punish you for ignorance

Trump only started attacking them when he was breaking terms of service and posting lies.

The EU laws are about consumer data protection and invasion of already existing privacy laws not about speech.

Trump has also insulted American citizens, law makers and soldiers I don't see you complaining about that.

Trump continues to break twitter rules yet his comments are not removed or moderated due to the nature of his office. He has been given more than enough concessions but he isn't satisfied.

How can this be political? Trump is purposefully manipulating the laws to prevent others from criticising him.

Your bias and ignorance is overwhelming.

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