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EU leaders urge internet giants to fight online extremism

EU leaders are urging firms like Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and Google’s YouTube to do ‘whatever is necessary’ to block terrorist material (AFP)
There is growing alarm in Europe over use of social media as recruiting tool, especially by Islamic State group… 343 more words
Human Rights Violations

European Council conclusions on security and defence, 22/06/2017

Internal security and the fight against terrorism

1. The European Council strongly condemns the recent terrorist attacks and stands united and firm in the fight against terrorism, hatred and violent extremism. 1,011 more words
War & Conflict

Christian school in Canada told not to teach ‘offensive’ Bible texts: Right or wrong?

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To teach children inclusivity, you can’t deny them an opportunity to understand Bible verses; to take them away, because someone thinks they are offensive, means taking away a freedom of religious speech, commentators told RT. 410 more words
New World Order

Quartz: China’s crackdown on the country’s livestreaming craze is getting more intense

Quartz: China’s crackdown on the country’s livestreaming craze is getting more intense. “On Thursday, China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT), a branch of China’s state council that oversees the media industry, published a notice (link in Chinese) that unlicensed providers of ‘audio-visual’ services must cease related activities until they obtain the required permissions. 29 more words

Around The Search & Social Media World

On the men we honor

In these days of former heroes being dragged down by the cultural vandals, the heroes we are ‘allowed’ to have tell a lot about what kind of society we have, and the kinds of people who shape this society. 9 more words

Cultural Marxism

China clamps down on live-streaming services

The Chinese government has cracked down on three of the country’s top live-streaming services over their apparent broadcast of unsuitable political content.

Weibo, the Nasdaq-listed microblogging site, disclosed that it had received a notice from The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China (‘SAPPRFT’) asking it to cease all live-stream broadcasts. 285 more words

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Chinese Authorities Crack Down on Streaming to Create a 'Cleaner Cyberspace'

China’s media oversight body has ordered three major online companies to halt some of their multi-media streaming services, the government’s latest move to tighten controls on an already restricted Internet. 195 more words