The global advocacy against extremism on the Internet

The global advocacy against extremism on the Internet

An international summit, chaired by Jacinda Ardern and Emmanuel Macron, just met to combat hate speech and extremism online. 55 countries and the largest technology companies participated.

On Saturday May 15, 2021, 14 government officials and 120 other people, including executives from Facebook, Google, Microsoft, YouTube and Twitter, gathered online to address hate speech online as part of the Call for Christchurch (Christchurch Call to Action) initiative. , In English). This group began two years ago, directly after the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, by a white fanatic, and is looking for political and technical solutions to reduce the potential for extremism on the Internet. These attacks killed 51 people and the killer broadcast them live on the Internet.

in London , guardian It is mentionedOne of the main findings of the New Zealand Commission of Inquiry into the attacks on Christchurch Mosque is that the perpetrator, Australian Brenton Tarrant, has been sentenced to prison since then.

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