TikTok has long been in the crosshairs of powerful pro-Israel lobbying organizations due to the speed and ease with which content critical of Israeli atrocities and apartheid spreads on its platform. The risk younger users might question the concertedly concealed, horrific reality of Israel’s occupation has become all the graver throughout the Gaza genocide. Now, those same groups have corralled U.S. lawmakers into launching a fatal attack on free speech online.

  • @givesomefucks
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    233 months ago

    If politicians from both parties agree on something like this, the reason probably isn’t what they’re telling us…

    It’s usually because a donor that gives to both parties told them to

  • @Mrkawfee
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    183 months ago

    It’s scary how effectively AIPAC has captured the US Congress.

    • @[email protected]
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      53 months ago

      Americans should lobby their government to give them money and then take that money and us it to lobby them for more money. Seems to work for AIPAC

  • Uranium3006
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    123 months ago

    we must keep spreading the word even without tiktok. remember that pixelfed has features parity now

  • UnfortunateShort
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    -73 months ago

    I dislike the Israeli government as much as the next lemming, but TikTok might just be worse… No matter who supports it, I see zero wort in that platform. It’s genuinely horrifying.

    • @[email protected]
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      32 months ago

      Good god, thanks for coming out and telling us how you really feel.

      A video platform that you and every other person can stop using any moment is worse than thousands of innocent people dying at the hands of a genocidal army.

      You, my dude are genuinely horrifying

      • UnfortunateShort
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        12 months ago

        It’s a platform in the hands of a totalitarian state, with a way bigger army, that might just imprison or enslave you on a whim. And that state uses said platform to spy on hundreds of millions, find people with the wrong attitude or beliefs, and to control information that spreads and to whom.

        If you think a couple ten thousand dead are more important, I’d say you’re either naive or delusional. I don’t care whether you’re afraid of me, I’d just advise you to be more afraid of reality.