[Daily Maverick] Eighteen countries, including Senegal, have endorsed New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's 'Christchurch Call', aimed at curbing the online spread of extremist and terrorist.. allAfrica.com - Published
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is holding her weekly briefing to media following Cabinet today.It is her first since returning from her trip to Paris for the Christchurch Call summit in which leaders.. New Zealand Herald - Published
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is connecting with major tech companies like Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter. According to Business Insider, Ardern wants to slow the spread of violent..
SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms is an "effective" response to the New Zealand mosque.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday.
1. *President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over "threats against information and communications technology and.. Business Insider - Published
· The problem of toxic content on social media came to a head on Wednesday, in a surreal sequence of events.
· The US refused to sign an international agreement aimed at stamping out terrorist and.. Business Insider - Published
of New Zealand and President Emmanuel Macron of France were gathered in Paris to sign what they call the “Christchurch Call.”Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it.. NYTimes.com - Published
Tech giants met with a dozen countries Wednesday to sign a joint agreement on how to block terrorist content online. The Trump administration said Wednesday that it would not endorse the plan. NPR - Published
Some of the largest tech companies in the world have signed on to a new agreement to fight terrorism and violent extremism on their platforms, following the attack on a Christchurch mosque that was.. Mashable - Published
The United States will not join other nations in endorsing the “Christchurch Call” — a global statement that commits governments and private companies to actions that would curb the distribution.. TechCrunch - Published
In the two months since the Christchurch attack in New Zealand, social media companies have struggled to remove videos of the violence from their platforms. And they've grappled with the role they may.. engadget - Published
of New Zealand and President Emmanuel Macron of France were gathered in Paris to sign what they call the “Christchurch Call.”Citing free speech protections in the United States, the Trump.. NYTimes.com - Published
Facebook is introducing a new “one strike” rule to crackdown on who can use its livestreaming feature, two months after the deadly mosque shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, was livestreamed for.. The Wrap - Published
On Wednesday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will ask tech companies to sign a pledge called the Christchurch Call, as The New York Times previously reported. Digital ministers of the Group.. TechCrunch - Published
PARIS (AP) — The leaders of France and New Zealand will make a joint push to eliminate acts of violent extremism from being shown online, in a meeting with tech leaders in Paris on.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
· *New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been in contact with leaders of major tech companies as part of her push to slow the spread of violent content online.*
· *Ardern announced on.. Business Insider - Published
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she and French President Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting in Paris next month seeking to eliminate acts of violent.. SeattlePI.com - Published