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To Shut Down Trolls, Site Asks Readers to Pay to Post Comments

To Shut Down Trolls, Site Asks Readers to Pay to Post Comments

By Josh Wolford February 11, 2015

Would you pay money for the privilege of commenting on a website? If so, how much? An online magazine is looking to keep conversation on its articles “civilized and constructive” and has come up with the idea to charge readers …

Twitter Loses French Appeal, Told to Give Up Anti-Semitic Users Twitter Loses French Appeal, Told to Give Up Anti-Semitic Users
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Twitter has lost its latest appeal in a racist tweet controversy that’s persisted for nearly 8 months. According to a French court, following French law is not optional for U.S.-based Twitter, and they will be compelled to turn over the …

Twitter Sued for $50M in France for Withholding the Identities of Anti-Semitic Users Twitter Sued for $50M in France for Withholding the Identities of Anti-Semitic Users
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Twitter is being sued in France for failing to disclose the identities of users wrapped up in an anti-Semitic hashtag controversy that has spanned five months. Here’s my attempt to make a long story short: Back in October of 2012, …

Twitter Must Give Up Anti-Semitic Users, Says French Court Twitter Must Give Up Anti-Semitic Users, Says French Court
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Twitter is once again going to be forced to make a decision on how far they will go to protect the privacy rights of its users, thanks to a ruling made today by a French court. The court ruled that …

#Unbonjuif: French Group Wants Twitter to Give Up Identities of Anti-Semitic Users #Unbonjuif: French Group Wants Twitter to Give Up Identities of Anti-Semitic Users
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A French anti-discrimination group is holding Twitter’s feet to the fire, demanding that the social media site reveal the identities of a handful of users who posted anti-Semitic tweets during the lifespan of a racial-charged trending hashtag back in October. …

Twitter Pulls Anti-Semitic Tweets After Pressure from French Groups Twitter Pulls Anti-Semitic Tweets After Pressure from French Groups

Apparently, it’s censorship week at Twitter. Earlier this week, we told you that Twitter was under fire from French anti-discrimination groups over a series of unsavory tweets stemming from a particular hashtag. The groups accused Twitter of allowing a “competition …

Twitter Under Fire in France Over Anti-Semitic Hashtag Twitter Under Fire in France Over Anti-Semitic Hashtag
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If you know Twitter, you know that there are plenty of racist, discriminatory, and downright unsavory tweets floating around. When you give millions of people the ability to say whatever they want with a few flicks of their thumbs, it’s …

Meet Stony, The Robot Who Mourns So You Don’t Have To Meet Stony, The Robot Who Mourns So You Don’t Have To

Having a loved one die on you is pretty much the worst thing imaginable. A close second would be the mourning period that some religions dictate must take place after the loved one has been buried. I would prefer to …

Hitler Protected Jewish Vet During World War II Hitler Protected Jewish Vet During World War II

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Hitler protected a Jewish Vet during World War II, one historian recently discovered. In order to prevent the World War I veteran from falling prey to the genocide sweeping across the landscape, Hitler wrote a letter which effectively spared the …

Raelians Fly Swastika Over South New Jersey Beach
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Some people baffle me sometimes even though they have the best of intentions. This past weekend that exact thing took place off the coast of southern New Jersey. A group known as the International Raelian Movement flew a plane towing …

Dani Gilbert’s “Jewbag” Facebook Fun Exposes Democratic Party to Further Criticism

Mark and Nancy Gilbert are powerful sources of funding for the Democratic party. They have raised more than $500,000 for the Obama campaign and the president considers them friends. But their daughter got into a bit of trouble after she …