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Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of New Zealand attack within 24 hours
"Out of respect for the people affected by this tragedy and the concerns of local authorities, we're also removing all edited versions of the video that do not show graphic content," Garlick said in a tweet.

Garlick said that Facebook was using technology and people "around the clock" to remove content that violates its violence policy.

fascinating

By next weekend the event will have never occurred but in the imaginations of "people affected by the tragedy."

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sun Mar 17th, 2019 at 05:33:47 PM EST
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The video is legally an objectionable publication in NZ, in the same category as child pornography. So yes, Facebook is removing it. Alternatively, we're happy to jail their CEO for 14 years for knowing possession.
by IdiotSavant on Sun Mar 17th, 2019 at 11:20:44 PM EST
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fascinating*

New Zealand's censorship regime is governed by the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993, which was amended by the Films, Videos and Publications Classification Amendment Act 2015.
and classes, of which protected persons and sanctioned ahh filth determined "objectionable" or "restricted," for example; by comparison to, say, that model "regime" to historical NAZI iconography and speech ahh tropes that has not been entirely successful despite vigilance and 75 years practice.

A dilettante's inquiry of history of the censorship code produces more fascinating insight to perception of injury to "the public good" as well as its complement, that which must be hidden from the.

Self-examination is difficult indeed, treatment more so painful.
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* CEO hiding in the "we" would be punishable under 124. 2(b)


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by Cat on Mon Mar 18th, 2019 at 02:09:35 AM EST
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re: censorship, public good, corruption of

Al Jazeera did a hard-hitting investigation into US and Israeli lobbying - so why won't they air it?

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Mon Mar 18th, 2019 at 02:23:17 AM EST
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VOA/AFP | [French Council of the Muslim Faith] Sues Facebook, YouTube Over NZ Attack Video
The council said it was suing the French branches of the two tech giants for "broadcasting a message with violent content abetting terrorism, or of a nature likely to seriously violate human dignity and liable to be seen by a minor," according to the complaint, a copy of which was seen by AFP.

In France, such acts can be punished by three years' imprisonment and a 75,000 euro ($85,000) fine.
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The CFCM, which represents several million Muslims in France, said it took Facebook 29 minutes after the beginning of the broadcast to take it down.
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The panel, the House Committee on Homeland Security, said it was "critically important" to filter the kind of violent images seen in the video.



Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Mon Mar 25th, 2019 at 10:04:45 PM EST
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