Sunday, May 7, 2017

Google, Facebook And Twitter Sued for Supporting ISIS?

Google, Facebook, Twitter
The family member of the shooting victims in San Bernardino, California, USA, filed a lawsuit against Google, Facebook and Twitter. According to reports, the three giant social networks are considered to have allowed ISIS campaigns on their platforms.

Referring to Reuters, family members of the victims consider the three companies to allow ISIS militants to spread propaganda freely. In addition, all three are also considered to provide material support to militant groups and allow for such attacks in San Bernardino.


For years, internet companies have deliberately and recklessly provided social networking access to ISIS groups, as a tool to spread extremist propaganda, raise funds, and recruit new members, "said a family member of the victim.

Claims against Google, Facebook and Twitter were filed in the Los Angeles District Court, last Wednesday. The Plaintiff also mentioned, without the support of Twitter, Facebook, and Google (YouTube), ISIS is unlikely to grow massive and feared over the past few years.



A spokesman for Twitter and Google declined to comment on the matter. In addition, Facebook representatives were silent.


On December 2, 2015, Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, shot blindly into a government building in San Bernardino. This action left 14 people dead and 22 others seriously injured.

The 28-year-old Farook is a Pakistani-American immigrant. While his wife, Malik, was a Pakistani man who later died of police fire, hours after the shooting took place.

In December 2016, family casualties shooting a nightclub in Orlando also cast a lawsuit on Google, Facebook, and Twitter with similar allegations.
 

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