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Postby Australian rePublic » Fri Oct 14, 2022 1:19 am

https://amp.abc.net.au/article/101530688
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-63243981.amp

USA- Courts in Texas and Connecticut have ordered far-right conspiracy theorist and InfoWars founder Alex Jones to pay US$965 million for verbal diarrhoea about the Sandy Hook massacre. Die to the fact that the court case has been settled, I have no obligation to say "alleged" verbal diarreah.

The absolute nut case was sued by victims and families of the school shooting for claiming that the shooting was faked, (because you know, it's completely reasonable to attest that so many people are capable of maintaining the same lie). This is the same nut case who was spewing verbal diarreah about chemicals making frogs gay, and makes squillions from his conspiracy theory website, Infowars, where he spews this kind of crap. Jones stated that he's not gonna pay the court ordered payment, which of coarse he's not :roll: and is claiming that the decision is an infringement on his free speech.

No Alex, no. I am as pro-free speech as the next guy, but you can't go around ruining people's lives by claiming that they lied about a mass shooting. I pity those who take him seriously. Anyways, NSG, what do you guys think?
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Postby Mountains and Volcanoes » Fri Oct 14, 2022 1:25 am

Honestly, I wish Nick and Trump got this lawsuit ruling instead!

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Postby Australian rePublic » Fri Oct 14, 2022 1:26 am

Mountains and Volcanoes wrote:Honestly, I wish Nick and Trump got this lawsuit ruling instead!

Who's Nick?
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Postby Alle Deutschland » Fri Oct 14, 2022 1:32 am

Mountains and Volcanoes wrote:Honestly, I wish Nick and Trump got this lawsuit ruling instead!


I agree that he ought to be punished for slander and damages. But to me, this was a clearly politically motivated ruling. Just IMO. How, you may ask? To keep people like him from doing what they do. I'm not just talking the slander here, I'm talking EVERYTHING. All the anti-government stuff they talk about. To me this was a clear indication by someone saying "You people better not pull this sh*t again", and not just in the way of slander once more... if you know what I mean. Shut up or we'll shut you up, seems to be the message.

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Postby Mountains and Volcanoes » Fri Oct 14, 2022 1:35 am

Australian rePublic wrote:
Mountains and Volcanoes wrote:Honestly, I wish Nick and Trump got this lawsuit ruling instead!
Who's Nick?
[Nick] Fuentes!
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Postby Page » Fri Oct 14, 2022 1:48 am

The system worked but nobody had the patience to wait for this outcome. Because of Jones' stupidity and the backlash against him, YouTubers' livelihoods were ruined as anything remotely controversial was demonetized and delisted. Jones is in fact Patient Zero for mass censorship on Facebook and Reddit too.

This ruling is a sniper shot to Jones' stupid head but all the while our society was dropping cluster bombs all around him. There's a whole lot of collateral damage.
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Postby Australian rePublic » Fri Oct 14, 2022 2:00 am

Page wrote:The system worked but nobody had the patience to wait for this outcome. Because of Jones' stupidity and the backlash against him, YouTubers' livelihoods were ruined as anything remotely controversial was demonetized and delisted. Jones is in fact Patient Zero for mass censorship on Facebook and Reddit too.

This ruling is a sniper shot to Jones' stupid head but all the while our society was dropping cluster bombs all around him. There's a whole lot of collateral damage.

As someone who has been at the butt-end of a lifetime Google demonatisation, and lost my life savings because of Google lying to the government about it, I completely sympathise with these people. (Google owns YouTube). Terrorists were profiting from Google, now anyone who talks about terrorism, even to condemn it or neutrally report on it is demonatised. Google can't pull their finger out their arse to do actual moderation, so they ban key words and demonatisae based on that. God forbid they make a penny less than a trillion dollars to hire people to ensure a just demonatisation policy
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Postby The Holy Therns » Fri Oct 14, 2022 2:44 am

He's been fucking around long enough, about time we got to the "find out" stage.
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Fri Oct 14, 2022 2:45 am

lmao get fucked Jones
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Postby Dimetrodon Empire » Fri Oct 14, 2022 6:55 am

Alex Jones is worth -900 million dollars. https://www.celebritynetworth.com/riche ... net-worth/

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Postby Haganham » Fri Oct 14, 2022 7:04 am

Dimetrodon Empire wrote:Alex Jones is worth -900 million dollars. https://www.celebritynetworth.com/riche ... net-worth/

:lol2:

The amount will be brought down on appeal. CT has a cap on punitive damages. I believe it is 2x actual, and no way he caused 300million in actual damages.
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Postby Ifreann » Fri Oct 14, 2022 7:13 am

Haganham wrote:
Dimetrodon Empire wrote:Alex Jones is worth -900 million dollars. https://www.celebritynetworth.com/riche ... net-worth/

:lol2:

The amount will be brought down on appeal. CT has a cap on punitive damages. I believe it is 2x actual, and no way he caused 300million in actual damages.

$1 billion is the compensatory damages, they haven't ruled on punitive damages yet.
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Postby Nimzonia » Fri Oct 14, 2022 9:46 am

Does anyone else think Alex Jones's face is too small for his head? He looks like Pops from Regular Show.

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Nimzonia wrote:Does anyone else think Alex Jones's face is too small for his head? He looks like Pops from Regular Show.


Don't insult Pops like that.
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Postby Emotional Support Crocodile » Fri Oct 14, 2022 9:56 am

I'm amazed he managed to earn so much money spouting such obvious bollocks. The US must be jam-packed with suckers and rubes.
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Emotional Support Crocodile wrote:I'm amazed he managed to earn so much money spouting such obvious bollocks. The US must be jam-packed with suckers and rubes.

Half of all people are dumber than the average person, the average american is pretty stupid.
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Postby El Lazaro » Fri Oct 14, 2022 10:20 am

Alle Deutschland wrote:
Mountains and Volcanoes wrote:Honestly, I wish Nick and Trump got this lawsuit ruling instead!


I agree that he ought to be punished for slander and damages. But to me, this was a clearly politically motivated ruling. Just IMO. How, you may ask? To keep people like him from doing what they do. I'm not just talking the slander here, I'm talking EVERYTHING. All the anti-government stuff they talk about. To me this was a clear indication by someone saying "You people better not pull this sh*t again", and not just in the way of slander once more... if you know what I mean. Shut up or we'll shut you up, seems to be the message.

Not letting people ruin the lives of others without consequences sets a dangerous precedent that will lead to the NWO being established by next Friday.

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Postby Gravlen » Fri Oct 14, 2022 10:21 am

Ifreann wrote:
Haganham wrote:The amount will be brought down on appeal. CT has a cap on punitive damages. I believe it is 2x actual, and no way he caused 300million in actual damages.

$1 billion is the compensatory damages, they haven't ruled on punitive damages yet.

Indeed.

The astonishing $965 million compensatory damages verdict, after 3 ½ weeks of gripping accounts of harassment from Jones and his followers, could increase in the coming days with the addition of punitive damages, which are awarded for particularly outrageous and willful conduct.
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Postby Vivolkha » Fri Oct 14, 2022 10:23 am

Serves him well. That said, I don't think that'll do anything to change his behavior.
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Postby Southern Republic of Dixie » Fri Oct 14, 2022 10:25 am

Vivolkha wrote:Serves him well. That said, I don't think that'll do anything to change his behavior.

Much as I liked the guy. The guy got was coming to him.
Good. I hope the family gets what they are owed.
Though i am unsure he can actually pay out that much.
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Southern Republic of Dixie wrote:
Vivolkha wrote:Serves him well. That said, I don't think that'll do anything to change his behavior.

Much as I liked the guy. The guy got was coming to him.
Good. I hope the family gets what they are owed.
Though i am unsure he can actually pay out that much.

You liked him! What the hell?
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Postby Southern Republic of Dixie » Fri Oct 14, 2022 10:27 am

Bovad wrote:
Southern Republic of Dixie wrote:Much as I liked the guy. The guy got was coming to him.
Good. I hope the family gets what they are owed.
Though i am unsure he can actually pay out that much.

You liked him! What the hell?

Yes? But I no longer do...

He should Still be forced to Pay up for what he's done.

Democrat and Republican Pundits should be Held to the Same Standard.
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It's why i said "Liked" and not "Like" it's past tense.

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I am Glad Alex Jones Got a Guilty Verdict against him.
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Postby Haganham » Fri Oct 14, 2022 10:36 am

Ifreann wrote:
Haganham wrote:The amount will be brought down on appeal. CT has a cap on punitive damages. I believe it is 2x actual, and no way he caused 300million in actual damages.

$1 billion is the compensatory damages, they haven't ruled on punitive damages yet.

The issue being that for actual damages there needs to be harm that requires that much to fix. 300 million is an insane amount of damages sustained, more then the vast majority of people are capable of sustaining. Even if we are generous with the therapy costs that still only gets you into the first couple million. I expect we will see the damages brought down to the the 20-30 million range.
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