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Old 20th April 2018, 11:58 PM   #121
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Originally Posted by BobTheCoward View Post
Then remove the analogy. Hoping a finding that no one was defamed in a process available to determine if someone was defamed is not a judgement that a person wasn't defamed. It is independent of any judgement if a person was defamed or not.
That's wrong.
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Old 21st April 2018, 12:10 AM   #122
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That makes no sense. Of course I want it right in either case. If someone says I hope the test says I don't have cancer, no one then points out that isn't true if the test is wrong.
But that's exactly what we point out. It a knife is sticking out your chest, or a cancer grows out of your mouth, you most certainly should not hope the doctor won't find it!
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Old 21st April 2018, 12:21 AM   #123
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Originally Posted by Oystein View Post
It would, but quite possibly not significantly. For example, if we are 99% sure he defamed, an acquittal might alter that to 97%.
And it won't alter the fact that he is a *********** bottom feeding scumbag!
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Old 21st April 2018, 06:02 AM   #124
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Originally Posted by Oystein View Post
But that's exactly what we point out. It a knife is sticking out your chest, or a cancer grows out of your mouth, you most certainly should not hope the doctor won't find it!
No one points that out. It is implicit that people understand that a person wants the correct result and that they want it to be good news. Saying you want the results to be negative is a clear wish for accurate, good news.

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Old 21st April 2018, 08:15 AM   #125
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And it won't alter the fact that he is a *********** bottom feeding scumbag!
and I am sure his mommy knows that well!!!!!
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Old 21st April 2018, 08:35 AM   #126
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Originally Posted by Axxman300 View Post
I'd love to see Jones broke and out of his line of work.


Alas, that's basically impossible. Even if the court gave a judgement for literally everything he owns, they can't confiscate his single biggest asset: the literally millions of idiot followers who hang on his every utterance, and send him money for it. Even if he loses the Infowars.com domain, he can start up the next day with a Go Fund Me to start DisInfowars, or some such thing, and his idiot minions will quite happily put him back on top in short order.

They'd have to fine him everything he owns and everything he ever will own to stop this, which I suspect most courts would be reluctant to do.
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Old 21st April 2018, 04:27 PM   #127
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Originally Posted by Horatius View Post
They'd have to fine him everything he owns and everything he ever will own to stop this
If I fly from here to Austin, Texas, can I get an import licence for my Savage M12?
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Old 27th April 2018, 11:22 AM   #128
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I'm questioning your nom de plume if you feel there is any need to bring a gun to Texas.
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Old 27th April 2018, 02:02 PM   #129
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I'm questioning your nom de plume if you feel there is any need to bring a gun to Texas.
Fair enough... but I was just making a point!
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Old 16th August 2018, 03:47 PM   #131
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Media companies are feeling the heat from this lawsuit etc.

Wordpress deleting Sandy Hook conspiracy theory blogs.


Article at TechCrunch.


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While some of the affected sites had already been flagged for other violations, many were hosting Sandy Hook conspiracy theories and other “false flag” content.

In a YouTube video, the host of one site lamented, “They have wiped out 11 years of my ******* life.” He then read through WordPress’s Terms of Service, confused as to how he was in violation.

According to Google’s cache, his site hosted 9/11 “truther” content and claimed that Sandy Hook was a staged event. These are generally repugnant points of view to a large swath of people, but he’s correct in saying they weren’t views that WordPress had prohibited.

The update to WordPress’s policy follows a damning report from The NYT this week that explained on how the world’s largest blogging service has allowed Sandy Hook conspiracy theorists to remain online.
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Old 16th August 2018, 06:16 PM   #132
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Media companies are feeling the heat from this lawsuit etc.

Wordpress deleting Sandy Hook conspiracy theory blogs.


Article at TechCrunch.
I fully expect alt-right numbskulls to start bleating about free speech and 1A... blah blah blah. However, I have absolutely no problem whatsoever with denying a platform to Alex Jones, and any other scumbag who would use their free speech rights to attack and slander the parents of slaughtered children.

I hope Jones gets kicked off every public platform and is forced to set up his own... then Anonymous can start the DDoS attacks without affecting anyone else.
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Old 16th August 2018, 06:51 PM   #133
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I fully expect alt-right numbskulls to start bleating about free speech and 1A... blah blah blah. However, I have absolutely no problem whatsoever with denying a platform to Alex Jones, and any other scumbag who would use their free speech rights to attack and slander the parents of slaughtered children.

I hope Jones gets kicked off every public platform and is forced to set up his own... then Anonymous can start the DDoS attacks without affecting anyone else.
He should call it www.infowars.com
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