Google drops Wilders’ anti-Islam Gmail account

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update, 21:02, 30 December 2013: One.com responded to questions from the NL Times about Geert Wilders' new website.

update, 20:07, 29 December 2013: Via his Twitter account, Geert Wilders has announced a new email address and domain registered for people to order the sticker. We have contacted One.com, the registrar service and host of the newly-registered domain, for a comment, but they have not yet replied.

Google has deactivated the islamsticker@gmail Gmail account politician Geert Wilders was using to spread his anti-Islam stickers. The deactivation was probably prompted by the many complaints Wilders’ umpteenth anti-Islam initiative had prompted.


Wilders presenting his anti-Islam sticker

It was the politician himself who reported via Twitter on Boxing Day that his account had been closed. “Unbelievable; Google just blocked the account. It seems Mohammed Rabbae’s complaint was successful,” he tweeted. Rabbae had complained at Google that Wilders was abusing its service.

His complaint –on behalf of the National Council of Moroccans- had been among many complaints that were lodged against Wilders after he came out with his anti-Island sticker a week ago; it read “Islam is a lie. Mohamed is a criminal. The Koran is poison.”

The politician claimed the sticker was not meant as an action against Muslims as the majority of people of this faith is not violent. He has since launched a new account where people may order his sticker.

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