(Reuters) – A consortium of global technology companies, set up to combat extremist content online, said on Monday it plans to renew the two-year-old organization, and the appointment of an executive director.
Facebook Inc., said that the movement of the body is an independent body, which will make it possible to interact with the experts and the government, stakeholders and interested parties.
The world wide web Forum in order to combat Terrorism also includes Microsoft Corp., Twitter Inc. and Alphabet, Inc. ‘ s YouTube, the video is a result of the companies are coming under pressure from governments in Europe and the United States of america, a wave of deadly attacks.
The companies in the group have shared the solutions-to remove extremist content online, and in order to research on the control of, such content, and to work more with the counter-terrorism experts as well.
The announcement is accompanied by the members of the group to the meeting, leaders including New Zealand Prime minister Jacinda Ardern to the General Assembly of the united nations in order to share the progress made with respect to a plan of action in response to the Christchurch mosque shooting massacre.
While in New Zealand, the incident was not the first internet broadcast of a violent crime, and the live stream of the world had to see that, and to stop bleeding of images, the proliferation of online continues to be a major challenge for the technology-to-business companies, in spite of many years of investment.
Reporting Munsif Vengattil in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta