Gordon collected 40,000 signatures with his petition against anonymous online hate. So the singer can present the citizens’ initiative, after which the topic will be placed on the Parliament’s agenda.
Gordon thanks everyone who signed the petition via Instagram and tells them that submitting autographs is his next step.
The singer and broadcaster announced last month that he wanted to fight anonymous hate on social media. He suggested that it should become impossible to leave hateful comments without identifying yourself. He wants people to have to provide a valid ID before they can create online accounts.
Jordan also hopes that there will be legislation on “cross-border judgments or incitement to hatred against a person or religion.”
The singer also recently started legal action against the site Press release, Because of the hateful comments left there under articles about him. He filed a complaint against some of the people who posted threatening reactions. The case against Press release He gave himself up after the site announced that it would close the option to reply.
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