Facebook: JIDF takeover hate groups

Facebook: JIDF takeover hate groups

Facebook: JIDF takeover hate groups

The Jewish Internet Defense Force: A new non-violent protest

Facebook: JIDF takeover hate groups

By Andre Oboler for ZOTW, August 2nd 2008

The Jewish Internet Defense Force (JIDF) has taken over the group "'Israel' is not a country!... delist it from Facebook as a country!". The are currently emptying this group of members. Andre Oboler discussed the matter with JIDF's David Appletree shortly after the take over. It appears to be within facebook's rules and is infact not an instance of hacking as it was originally portrayed in the press. Facebook should have dealt with this themselves, and after the intervention by David, John and others at the JIDF... facebook eventually did act and remove the group.

A full analysis of this Facebook group's antisemitic nature was previously discussed by us in the "Antisemitism 2.0" paper. More on the JIDF and the current actions at Jerusalem Post (July 30 2008).

More on this topic will be published during October 2008.





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