Thursday, September 21, 2017

Theresa May Tells Tech Firms to Delete Extremist Material Within Two Hours

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Theresa May Tells Tech Firms to Delete Extremist Material Within Two Hours

by LIAM DEACON20 Sep 2017
Internet and social media giants must delete and censor terrorist material within two hours or face punishment, the prime minister will demand Wednesday.
Speaking alongside President Emmanuel Macron of France and Paolo Gentiloni, the Italian prime minister, at the UN summit in New York, Theresa May will instruct companies to go “further and faster” to block terrorist material or be fined.
Companies including Microsoft, Facebook, Google, and Twitter will attend the meeting. Mrs. May wants terror-related material to be blocked from appearing on all of their platforms at all.
Germany promised this year to fine social media firms that fail to delete extreme content, and online critics of mass migration have already been targeted by police there.
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Twitter alone has suspended nearly 300,000 accounts so far this year, with the company revealing 95 per cent of them were detected automatically by artificial intelligence.
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Encrypted messaging services, such as WhatsApp, Telegram, and Apple iMessage, have been more resistant to government demands, insisting they must protect the privacy of their users first.
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