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Letitia James says she has a bipartisan coalition of attorneys, in order to determine whether or not Facebook “endangered, data on the consumer, reduction in the quality of consumers ‘choices, or the price of the advertisements’ response from the Rep. Ro Khanna, a Democratic member of congress from California.
Facebook will be working with the ministry of justice and the police, to train the artificial intelligence systems that detect, videos of violent events, as part of its ongoing fight against extremism, to the left.
The new effort, which was announced in a Tuesday blog post, which will be based on a body-cam footage of weapons training by the U.S. and british governments, and law enforcement agencies as a way to train systems to automatically detect, from the first-person, and violent events — all without the sweep of the violence in movies or video games.
The tech giant came under fire earlier this year when AI systems were ” not in a position to detect whether or not a live-streaming video of a mass shooting at a mosque in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. The company will imposed some new restrictions on the live stream.
The Mark Zuckerberg-led company is also expanding the definition of “terrorism” to include acts of violence, were attended to, the achievement of a political or ideological goal, but also to attempt to understand the violence, especially when directed at civilians with the intent to force and intimidation.
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Facebook is to fight online extremism in a variety of ways.
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Facebook has been trying to stem the tide of extremist content over the years. In March, it is prohibited, the material on the white nationalist and white separatist groups. The social network says that it is prohibited to 200 white-supremacist organizations, and 26 million pieces of content that are related to the global terrorist groups such as ISIS and al-Qaeda.
The company is also faced with a wide variety of challenges, including an antitrust investigation of a group of state attorneys general, along with a broader probe of the Large-Tech is being led by the FTC and the Department of Justice.
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More regulation is needed in order to deal with the problem, the harder the material, Dipayan Ghosh, an ex-Facebook employee and the White House’s tech policy adviser, told The Associated Press.
“The content of the takedowns has always been very controversial, because the platforms’ core business model is to maximize the engagement,” he said. “If companies are too aggressive in their takedowns, then with the other hand — including those who promote hatred, and will call it out.”