Christchurch attack: tech firms must clean up platforms - Javid

UK home secretary says they ‘have responsibility not to do terrorists’ work for them’Internet companies who allow the distribution of banned content “should be prepared to face the full force of the law”, Sajid Javid has said, as he called on people to stop watching and sharing the livestream broadcast by a gunman who killed 49 people in Christchurch on Friday.The British home secretary used an opinion piece in the Daily Express about the massacre to draw attention to the government’s forthcoming online harms white paper. The policy is expected to introduce legal regulation of online publishers and social media, including new censorship rules.You really need to do more @YouTube @Google @facebook @Twitter to stop violent extremism being promoted on your platforms. Take some ownership. Enough is enough https://t.co/GTSgRufOow Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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