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  • mbmagsi
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    That is the good as now the whole world will know what happens on chat lines in the world. Thanks for sharing.

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  • Ahmad G
    started a topic Muslim Sues AOL to Have Hate Speech Barred

    Muslim Sues AOL to Have Hate Speech Barred

    Interesting..

    They said:
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    By Leef Smith,
    Washington Post Staff Writer
    Friday, August 31, 2001; 8:23 AM

    A former America Online subscriber who is Muslim has filed suit against the giant Internet provider, alleging the civil rights of some AOL members are being violated by the company's failure to curb hate speech and harassment in its Muslim chat rooms.
    In a lawsuit filed yesterday in U.S. District court in Alexandria, Saad Noah, a 43-year-old auto mechanic from Crest Hill, Ill., said he and other Muslims have endured years of harassment while using AOL's "Beliefs Islam" and "Koran" chat rooms. Chat room participants have "mocked, ridiculed and slandered" Muslims because of their religious beliefs, the suit says...
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    Read it here. http://www.washtech.com/news/media/12232-1.html
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