What The Heck? Of Course Netflix Should Have Dropped Hasan Minhaj’s Show

There seems to be a certain confusion out there about the law concerning Netflix’s decision to drop Hasan Minhaj’s show. Of course they should have dropped it, it’s ludicrous to think that they shouldn’t have. For do note what they did. They didn’t not show it in the US. It is available for all sorts of people to see in all sorts of places. The one place it cannot be shown is in Saudi Arabia. On the grounds that it breaches Saudi Arabian law.…

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Empty Threats – Saudi Arabia Cannot Damage The Global Economy

There’s an idea that if we’re all beastly to Saudi Arabia over the killing – as alleged – of a dissident then they’ll somehow take it out on the world economy. This isn’t going to happen for the simple reason that Saudi Arabia just isn’t important enough to the global economy to be able to take things out on it. Yes, sure, they’re a big supplier of oil. But they’re no longer the swing supplier. That’s the American frackers who are.…

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