The Mideast Beast Podcast
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If You Can Read This, Then There Is Still Freedom of Speech Online… For Now (Episode 53)


Mark Zuckerberg might be Jewish, but Israel doesn’t want his social media monster online. Yep, turns out the government tried to pass a bill to take down freedom of speech one post at a time, which would make Israel the first democracy to enforce censorship on social media. But it was just a big mistake (add laugh track here), caught by Times of Israel’s Political Correspondent, Raoul Wootliff, who thought the legislation didn’t make sense and did a little digging. Listen in, while you still can, to hear from Wootliff himself on the behind the scenes, a #CensorFail, and if there is a Facebook Intifada.