Israeli Threatens Twitter With Criminal Charges For Allowing Terror Accounts To Remain Open

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Israel’s Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan urged social media giant Twitter to deactivate accounts linked to terror groups such as Hamas, Hezbollah, and Islamic Jihad, warning that the microblogging site could face possible criminal charges in Israel if it refuses to do so.

Erdan said Tuesday that he had penned a letter on the matter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, saying that it “is intolerable that organizations calling for the murder of innocents should be able to openly run Twitter accounts.”

He added that permitting content from terrorist groups on its site could constitute a violation of Israeli anti-terror laws and expose Twitter to criminal prosecution.

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{Matzav.com}

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    • Aren’t there any conservatives out there who can start a new social media networking service that would compete with Twitter and Fakebook?

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