A law that could do more harm than good

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A law that could do more harm than good
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In a first for Cyprus, on January 9 a woman was fined 800 euros for making racist comments online. Judging by the reaction one would think that she had disseminated Mein Kampf via Facebook.

Instead, the unidentified woman had called a couple idiots on Facebook for adopting an Asian child. Now, she sounds exactly like the type of person I would avoid at a party and the type of neighbour you probably wouldn’t answer the door to. But as far as arguments online go, I’m sure we’ve all seen much worse, distasteful though it was.

But an 800 euro...


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A law that could do more harm than good


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