U.S. lawmaker says tech companies must quickly remove violent content after New Zealand

Reuters | March 20, 2019

Following the live-streaming on social media of the mass shooting in New Zealand, the chair of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security wrote a letter to top executives of four major technology companies urging them to do a better job of removing violent political content. In a letter dated Monday and released on Tuesday, Representative Bennie Thompson urged the chief executives of Facebook Inc , Alphabet Inc’s Google, which owns YouTube, Twitter Inc and Microsoft Corp to more swiftly remove content that would spawn political extremism.

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Dave Reber, Cyber Security Director at Nutanix, talks about the total cost of ownership (TCO) of maintaining government technology and how cloud services can greatly reduce those costs.

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Dave Reber, Cyber Security Director at Nutanix, talks about the total cost of ownership (TCO) of maintaining government technology and how cloud services can greatly reduce those costs.

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