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In the US, there are no (and can be no) laws against hate speech. You also cannot sue a person for using an ethnic or similar epithet. A false accusation, however, might be grounds for a defamation lawsuit. Word connotations do not matter, what matters is the denotation, for example calling someone a "rapist" denotes a specific criminal act. Even calling ...


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Chinese citizens have the privilege of free speech The Chinese legal system is from a completely different tradition to the Civil and Common law traditions that trace their roots to Roman and Germanic law. Over the past 1500 years, these systems have gradually been asserting that the sovereign is subject to rather than above the law. Chinese law on the ...


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As I understand them, most social media companies' policies do not actually prohibt nudity. Twitter, for example, does not prohibit nudity, but it does prohibit "media that is pornographic or intended to cause sexual arousal." Facebook, for example, allows nudity where the user clearly intends to share it "as a form of protest, to raise awareness about a ...


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Reason #1: They are private companies and they set their own terms of service for their users, for general user comfort, ethical or business model reasons. The terms of service users agree to when using such services are legally binding contracts, and that contractual relationship can give each service the power to remove nudity (and user accounts) if their ...


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You can be fired in Canada for criticizing the employer, or even complaining about the weather. There is a distinction between Termination Without Cause and Termination With Cause. In the latter case, which requires a serious reason related to the employee's conduct, you can be fired without advance notice and with no severance pay. If the employees actions ...


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