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Facebook wars: British woman fined Dh3,000

Discussion in 'General Discussions' started by cynthetiq, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. cynthetiq

    cynthetiq Administrator Staff Member Donor

    Location:
    New York City
    What do you think about this?
     
  2. Baraka_Guru

    Baraka_Guru Möderätor Staff Member Donor

    Location:
    Toronto
    Besides E.L. sounding like she's an idiot?

    I don't have enough information to determine whether the fine was warranted. Is it considered defamation? Or was it considered at attack on/criticism of religion?
     
  3. snowy

    snowy so kawaii Staff Member Donor

    Why would she be friends with this colleague on Facebook if she didn't like the colleague in the first place?

    And why the hell would someone be happy that the month of Ramadan was coming to an end? That seems totally dumb to me.

    I think this is definitely a case of people being stupid and oversensitive.
     
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  4. Charlatan

    Charlatan sous les pavés, la plage Donor

    Location:
    Temasek
    I think you could be happy that Ramadan was coming to an end because the big celebration that happens at that the end is very cool. Not that this is the case here.

    As you say, this is a case where the stupid intersects with the oversensitive.