World leaders and tech chiefs gather for Paris summit

May 15, 2019

 

French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand’s premier Jacinda Ardern will host other world leaders and leading tech chiefs on Wednesday to launch an ambitious new initiative aimed at curbing extremism online. The initiative, known as the 'Christchurch call', was pushed by Ardern after a self-described white supremacist gunned down 51 people in a massacre at two mosques in the New Zealand city in March, the country’s worst atrocity of recent times.

 

Read the full story here and more on Facebook's crackdown on live-streaming for the event here

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