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UK MPs recommend greater policing of social media

Thursday 25 August 2016 | 08:48 CET | News
The Home Affairs Committee of the UK Parliament has found that social media giants Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are "consciously failing" to combat the use of their sites to promote terrorism and killings. Its 12-month investigation resulted in a report that said the social networks have become "the vehicle of choice in spreading propaganda and the recruiting platforms for terrorism". In response, the Committee recommends that the Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism Internet Referral Unit should be upgraded into a "high-tech, state-of-the-art, round-the-clock, central Operational Hub",

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Europol / Facebook / Google / Twitter / YouTube
Countries: United Kingdom
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