• Facebook restricts Live feature, White House snubs call for New Zealand shooting response

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Facebook announced steps on Wednesday to temporarily block users who break its rules from broadcasting live video, in the wake of an international outcry after a gunman killed 51 people in New Zealand last month and streamed the attack live on his page.
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  • Google, other tech giants form group to counter online extremist content

    Google, other tech giants form group to counter online extremist content

    2 monthes ago - By Android Central

    In the wake of March's terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, Google is partnering up with other tech giants to counter extremist content online.
    What you need to know
    Tech and social media giants have created a new group to work together in fighting terrorist and extremist content online.
    Dubbed "Christchurch Call," the group's name is derived from the recent terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand.
    The group's supporters include Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Twitter, and Facebook.
    Tech giants are joining hands in the fight to counter violent content online. Microsoft, Amazon...
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  • Microsoft, other tech giants form group to counter online extremist content

    Microsoft, other tech giants form group to counter online extremist content

    2 monthes ago - By Windows Central

    In the wake of March's terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, Microsoft is partnering up with other tech giants to counter extremist content online.
    What you need to know
    Tech and social media giants have created a new group to work together in fighting terrorist and extremist content online.
    Dubbed "Christchurch Call," the group's name is derived by the recent terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand.
    The group's supporters include Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Twitter, and Facebook.
    Tech giants are joining hands in the fight to counter violent content online.
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  • White House refuses to endorse the “Christchurch Call” to block extremist content online

    2 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    The United States will not join other nations in endorsing the “ Christchurch Call ” - a global statement that commits governments and private companies to actions that would curb the distribution of violent and extremist content online.
    “While the United States is not currently in a position to join the endorsement, we continue to support the overall goals reflected in the Call. We will continue to engage governments, industry, and civil society to counter terrorist content on the Internet,” the statement from the White House reads.
    The “Christchurch Call” is a non-binding statement...
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  • Microsoft signs Christchurch Call to fight extremist content online

    2 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    On May 15, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron brought together government leaders and representatives of technology companies to announce the “Christchurch Call to Action To Eliminate Terrorist and Violent Extremist Content Online.” In response to the Call, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft issued a joint statement. The companies also published nine...
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  • White House Says It Won't Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Violence

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Citing free speech protections in the United States, the Trump administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,' which calls for the largest internet platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content online.
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  • White House won't endorse international call to block extremist content online

    White House won't endorse international call to block extremist content online

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    In the wake of the Christchurch shootings, social media platforms and governments alike have been struggling with how to deal with terrorist content online, and this week saw their first concrete response. On Sunday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a new commitment called the “ Christchurch Call ,” which calls on tech platforms and governments to adopt and enforce laws for removing extremist content.
    The call is already attracting support from countries like France, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom as well as tech companies like Facebook, Twitter, Google, and...
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