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Israel to partner Facebook to stop incitement to terrorism

Wednesday 14 September 2016 | 09:59 CET | News
The Israeli government has held talks with Facebook senior executives, led by VP for public policy Joel Kaplan, and agreed to cooperate in the removal of incitement from the network, reports Globes. According to Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked and Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan, the parties at the meeting agreed on closer cooperation between Facebook on the one hand, and those two ministries and the National Security Council on the other.

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