After New Zealand Massacre Video Posting, Microsoft President Says Tech Industry Needs a ‘Major Event’ Protocol

The spread of the Christchurch mosque shootings video on social media, and repeated attempts to remove copies of the video, exposed one of the technology industry’s ugliest problems. Microsoft President Brad Smith wants tech companies to work together to create a toolkit that will allow them to quickly, and effectively, stop the distribution of violent, […]

New Zealand Criticizes Facebook’s Handling of Mosque Attack Footage

New Zealand is exerting pressure on Facebook fb following the live-streaming of Friday’s deadly mosque shootings in Christchurch. “We cannot simply sit back and accept that these platforms just exist and what is said is not the responsibility of the place where they are published,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. “They are the publisher, not […]