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The danger of social media companies setting the limits of free speech

BY Joseph Rachman   /  21 May 2020

Free speech does not mean the right to shout fire in a crowded theatre. But, what do you do with someone whose speech inspires people to set fire to a 5G mast ?

The person is question is David Icke, whose official Facebook page was taken down recently because of his role in spreading the conspiracy theory that 5G is related to coronavirus. This theory has led to arson attacks on 5G mast, and assaults on telecoms workers.


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