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No bail for 'anti-Islam filmmaker'

A California man linked to an anti-Islam film that stoked violent protests across the Muslim world has been held without bond at his bail hearing in Los Angeles for violating the terms of his probation.

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Why actress in anti-Muslim film is suing

  • Cindy Lee Garcia's is the first-known civil lawsuit connected to the video that depicts the Prophet Mohammad as a womanizer and a fool.
  • Garcia's lawyer, Cris Armenta asserted that third-party content distributors hold some responsibility for the content on their platforms.
  • Google previously rejected a request by the White House to reconsider its decision to keep the clips on YouTube, but the company has blocked the trailer in certain Muslim countries such as Egypt and Libya.
  • The White House had asked Google to evaluate whether the video violated YouTube's terms of service.

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