Sunday, September 16, 2012

Anti Muslim Film: Google Refuses to Remove YouTube Video

Despite the outrage expressed by the entire Muslim world and the Muslim community in the USA against the airing of the anti Muslim film and White House officials' asking YouTube to review an anti-Muslim video Friday, the Google-owned site doesn’t have any intention of taking it down, according to The New York Times.
Google told the publication that the “Innocence of Muslims” video does not violate terms of service for YouTube regarding hate speech because it is focused on the Muslim religion and not the people who practice it. Although Google put up a temporary block on the clip in Egypt and Libya due to local violations in those countries, it still remains accessible to most worldwide.
The 14-minute video, which was a trailer for an upcoming “Innocence of Muslims” film thought to be created by an American man — upset the Muslim community for insulting the religion’s Prophet Muhammad.
Read more: Mashable


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