Words and images that offend someone are just like violence. At least that’s the modern safetyism argument. But the symbols of an Islamic terrorist organization are the symbol of someone else’s freedom fighter.
eBay is very careful to keep the marketplace safe from things that might offend crybullies.
Online marketplace eBay Inc. said it is working to prevent the resale of six Dr. Seuss books that were pulled earlier this week by the company in charge of the late author’s works because they contain offensive imagery.
There’s no room for And To Think I Saw It On Mulberry Street on eBay. Hezbollah though is another matter, as Aussie Dave at Isreallycool notes.
In January of this year, reader Craig noticed that an eBay seller named rentonstore was selling Hizbullah items – things like patches, flags and hats, which glorify the antisemitic Islamic terrorist group.
The eBay store in question still appears to be active, but the user who complained about it was banned. eBay, like the rest of Big Tech, is keeping the site free of Dr. Seuss books, but a safe space for Islamic terrorists.
And To Think I Saw That Hezbollah Flag on eBay.