The Internet security firm Fortinet, which calls itself the “Market leader in UTM Firewalls,” has blocked Jihad Watch on charges (unsubstantiated, of course) of “discrimination.” It is ironic to the point of being Orwellian that fighting against Sharia, which institutionalizes discrimination against women and non-Muslims, can get you charges of “discrimination,” but such is the low state of the public discourse these days. Islamic supremacists and their Leftist allies, enemies of the freedom of speech and desperately afraid of being exposed as always, have frequently manipulated Internet security firms in the past to get counter-jihad sites blocked. This is just the latest skirmish in that battle.
Please contact Fortinet at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask them, politely and courteously, to remove the block on Jihad Watch.
This is what I wrote to them yesterday:
It has come to my attention that Fortinet has blocked my website, www.jihadwatch.org.
This block is in error. Jihad Watch is a news and commentary site dedicated to the defense of the freedom of speech, the freedom of conscience, and the equality of rights of all people. It does not advocate any kind of racism, bigotry, or hate.
Please correct your classification of the site.
If you need any further information, please contact me at this address.