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German anti-racism agency quits X amid Israel-Hamas disinformation wave

13/10/2023

Germany’s federal anti-discrimination agency (FADA) said Wednesday it was quitting X, formerly known as Twitter, due to an “enormous rise” in hate speech.  “Due to the enormous rise in anti-trans and queer rhetoric, racism, misogyny, and antisemitism, we no longer believe X is an acceptable environment for...
Germany’s federal anti-discrimination agency (FADA) Wednesday it was quitting X, formerly known as Twitter, due to an “enormous rise” in hate speech.  “Due to the enormous rise in anti-trans and queer rhetoric, racism, misogyny, and antisemitism, we no longer believe X is an acceptable environment for the profile of a public body,” the government agency on Wednesday, in its final post on the increasingly controversial social network. FADA also took aim at X’s new boss, Elon Musk, saying that hateful comments and had “increased particularly” since the Tesla tycoon took over the platform last year. The agency’s…This story continues at The Next Web
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