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Why is the double negation not an issue in the Italian language?

Why is the double negation not an issue in the Italian language? I ask because I heard that in English you cannot say "non guardo mai la televisione", but you have to say "I never watch at television"...
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non parli vs. non parlare (imperativo negazione)

I thought the negative imperative was done using the infinitive: Sto facendo dei calcoli, non parlare But I've also seen it conjugated in the present: Quindi, non parli a me di disperazione. What ...
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