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Twitter censors anti-Semitic posts burgeoning in France

In response to the protests of several French Jewish groups, Twitter took down a number of anti-Semitic posts spreading in France under the hashtag #unbonjuif or “a good Jew.”

The action followed an action a few hours earlier to remove access to an account of a neo-Nazi group in Germany. -db

From The New York Times, October 19, 2012, by Steven Erlanger and Alan Cowell.

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