Date: Sept 30, 2017
Despite repeated requests to Facebook from Ukrainian users not to ban accounts which spread information about Russian aggression in Ukraine, Facebook kept blindly banning everything that Russian trolls marked as pornography. It is interesting that even personal request from the president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to Mark Zuckerberg didn’t make any effect. In this sense Facebook’s negligence helped Russians to invade Ukraine.
By the way, in criminal law there are such terms as criminal negligence and willful blindness, both punished by imprisonment. That doesn’t apply to Facebook, but serves as a reminder that doing nothing doesn’t make you innocent.
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