Mark Zuckerberg on Charlie Hebdo: We Won’t Let Threats Censor Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg made a public statement early today about Charlie Hebdo and affirmed that Facebook would not cave or censor comment at the behest of extremist demands. The Facebook founder revealed that a few years ago, “an extremist in Pakistan” went after him and tried to get him sentenced because Facebook refused to censor content related to Mohammed that he found offensive.

Zuckerberg took a very strong anti-censorship stance, saying, “We follow the laws in each country, but we never let one country or group of people dictate what people can share across the world.”

He promised that Facebook would not cave to threats and showed his solidarity with the people of France.

You can read the full post here:

[h/t Mashable]
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