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

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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, extremist content. In a blog post, he called on the technology industry to create a “major event” protocol, where representatives from the tech giants, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft, would work together from a command center during an incident, and put aside competition for the sake of serving the greater public good.


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