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 live streamed on Facebook.
Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon all joined the Christchurch Call , an effort between world leaders and tech companies to fight the spread of violent extremism online. The agreement was announced following a meeting in Paris, organized by French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
The U.S. declined to join the agreement, saying in a statement that "we continue to support the overall goals," but that "the United States is not currently in a position to join the endorsement." Read more... More about Tech , Facebook , Twitter , Microsoft , and Amazon