Court rejects petition to block anti-Islam film trailer in Israel
The Jerusalem District Court on Monday rejected a petition filed by MK Taleb el-Sana (United Arab List) and a group of Arab public figures demanding that Google remove the trailer for "Innocence of Muslims” from YouTube Israel.
Justice Miriam Mizrahi acknowledged that the video was offensive. But she dismissed the petition because YouTube itself was not included as a respondent in the petition — only YouTube’s owner, Google Inc., she noted. She added that removing the video from the site would not prevent people from accessing it on other sites. (continue reading...)