Google Has No Plans to Rethink YouTube Anti-Islam Video Status

Google said on Friday that it would not comply with a White House request to reconsider the anti-Islam video that has set off violent protests in the Arab world in light of its rules banning hate speech on YouTube, which it owns.Google said it had already determined that the video did not violate its terms of service regarding hate speech, because it was against the Muslim religion but not Muslim people.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/15/world/middleeast/google-wont-rethink-anti-islam-videos-status.htmlAlso see:Google rejects White House request to pull Mohammad film clip
Google Inc rejected a request by the White House on Friday to reconsider its decision to keep online a controversial YouTube movie clip that has ignited anti-American protests in the Middle East.The Internet company said it was censoring the video in India and Indonesia after blocking it on Wednesday in Egypt and Libya, where U.S. embassies have been stormed by protestors enraged over depiction of the Prophet Mohammad as a fraud and philanderer.
http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/09/14/film-protests-google-idINDEE88D0FT20120914White House pressures Google over anti-Islam video
The White House has acknowledged pressuring Google over an amateur anti-Islam video that is legally protected under U.S. law.Tommy Vietor, spokesman for the National Security Council, told The Washington Post that the White House “reached out to YouTube to call the video to their attention and ask them to review whether it violates their terms of use.”
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57513264-38/white-house-pressures-google-over-anti-islam-video/

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