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The White House created an online tool for Facebook and Twitter users to report examples of political bias and censorship (FB, TWTR, GOOG)

Hours after 18 nations signed a pledge to fight online terrorism through content moderation, the White House released a form encouraging people to report instances in which their content or accounts were removed from the social media. The form, called the "Tech Bias Story Sharing Tool," asks for links and citizenship status, before asking for an email address to be added to the Trump campaign marketing list. The White House frames tech content moderation as a free speech issue, though many of ...
Tags: Facebook, White House, US, Trends, New Zealand, Christchurch, Zealand, Mosques, Trump, Alex Jones, Emmanuel Macron, Facebook Twitter, Facebook Microsoft Google, Jeff Sessions, Trump Administration, Milo Yiannopoulous


Twitter and Facebook join global pledge to fight hate speech online

At a summit in Paris Wednesday, representatives from Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and Alphabet Inc., committed to use and develop rules, algorithms and direct intervention to curb the uploading, promotion, amplification and distribution of violent extremism on social media platforms. The initiative calls for hate speech to be “immediately and permanently” taken down, though isn’t legally binding. French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, were joined by lea...
Tags: Google, Facebook, White House, Advertising, Senegal, Theresa May, Nick Clegg, Paris, New Zealand, Jordan, Leo Varadkar, Facebook Live, Justin Trudeau, Emmanuel Macron, Vivendi SA, Macky Sall


World leaders, tech execs pledge to curb online violence

By Sylvie Corbet and Kelvin Chan, The Associated Press Facebook, Google, Twitter and other tech companies joined a dozen countries in a global pledge Wednesday to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks. World leaders led by French President Emmanuel Macron and tech executives gathered in Paris to compile a set of guidelines dubbed the “Christchurch Call,” named after the New Zealand city where 51 people were kill...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Europe, London, Instagram, France, White House, US, Sport, European Union, Whatsapp, Soccer, Paris, New Zealand, John Kerry, Christchurch


White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement

The White House has declined to endorse a non-binding response condemning the spread of hate speech and terrorist radicalization on social media. The response, dubbed the “Christchurch Call,” was written in the wake of the terrorist attacks that killed 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand and livestreamed on…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Science, Microsoft, France, White House, Social Media, Terrorism, New Zealand, Donald Trump, Facebook Live, Emmanuel Macron, White Nationalism, Paris accord, President Trump


White House Says It Won’t Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Extremism

of New Zealand and President Emmanuel Macron of France were gathered in Paris to sign what they call the “Christchurch Call.”Citing free speech protections in the United States, the Trump administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which calls for the largest internet platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content online.
Tags: Twitter, News, France, White House, Social Media, United States, Terrorism, Paris, New Zealand, Christchurch, Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Macron, Computers and the Internet


White House Says It Won’t Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Violence

of New Zealand and President Emmanuel Macron of France were gathered in Paris to sign what they call the “Christchurch Call.”Citing free speech protections in the United States, the Trump administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which calls for the largest internet platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content online.
Tags: Twitter, News, France, White House, Social Media, United States, Terrorism, Paris, New Zealand, Christchurch, Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Macron, Computers and the Internet


WH Refuses To Sign Post-Christchurch Agreement To Crack Down On Hate Speech

The White House won’t be signing an international agreement brokered on Wednesday to crack down on the kind of extremist content online that contributed to the New Zealand mosque massacres in March. The “Christchurch call to action” is an anti-extremism initiative headed by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron. It’s a global push for major tech companies and governments worldwide to prevent the spread of internet hate content, which leads to radicaliz...
Tags: Google, Facebook, News, Washington Post, White House, New Zealand, Hate Speech, Donald Trump, Christchurch, Emmanuel Macron, U K, Australia Canada, White Nationalism, Jacinda Ardern, Cristina Cabrera, New Zealand massacre


Trump won't sign social media “Christchurch call to action” to fight online extremism

Donald Trump's administration refuses to sign an international commitment to fight extremism online, citing concerns with free speech. The “Christchurch call to action” was brokered between officials in France and New Zealand and executives from the world's largest social media companies. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron are behind the call to action, which is scheduled to be unveiled later today, Wednesday, in Paris. From Tony Romm and Drew Harwe...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Post, News, Washington, France, White House, United States, United Kingdom, Paris, New Zealand, Donald Trump, Christchurch, Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Drew Harwell


Trump Buddies Like Viktor Orbán Are Sucking the Life Blood Out of European Democracy

Akos Stiller/Bloomberg/GettySIBIU, Romania—European leaders met last Thursday in this picturesque town that, as it happens, was once the capital of Transylvania. They were looking for ways to fight increasingly authoritarian leaders and parties in the European Union that are sucking the life blood out of democracy.In contrast, U.S. President Donald J. Trump embraced one of those leaders at the White House on Monday, praising Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, even as he has been censured by ...
Tags: Europe, News, Vladimir Putin, Congress, France, White House, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, Eu, European Union, Vienna, Hungary, Britain, Nigel Farage, Poland


Why we must not let Europe break apart

The European project is in big trouble – but it’s worth defending. By Timothy Garton AshIt’s time to sound the alarm. Seven decades after the end of the second world war on European soil, the Europe we have built since then is under attack. As the cathedral of Notre Dame burned, Marine Le Pen’s Rassemblement National was polling neck and neck with Emmanuel Macron’s movement for what he calls a “European renaissance”. In Spain, a far-right party called Vox, promoting the kind of reactionary natio...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Justice, Germany, Berlin Wall, Eu, Spain, European Union, UK News, World news, Hungary, Britain, Foreign Policy, Second world war, First World War, Nigel Farage


Macron's right-hand woman: ‘He doesn't need another flatterer’

Sibeth Ndiaye is the plain-speaking communications guru who has been by the French president’s side since he was an ambitious minister. As she joins his cabinet, she talks about their political differences, les gilets jaunes, Brexit and racist attacksDuring his rise to power, Emmanuel Macron, France’s youngest modern leader, was often seen surrounded by a close-knit group of identikit white male advisers in suits, fellow graduates of elite political schools, soon nicknamed “the Mormons” for thei...
Tags: Europe, Politics, France, Race, World news, Emmanuel Macron, French presidential election 2017


Trump’s State Visit To Britain Is Set For June

LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump will pay a state visit to Britain in June as a guest of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday. The palace said Trump and his wife, Melania, had accepted an invitation from the queen for a visit that will take place June 3-5. Though many other presidents have visited the monarch, only two — George W. Bush and Barack Obama — were honored with a state visit, which typically features royal pomp including a banquet with the queen at Buckingham ...
Tags: Europe, London, News, France, White House, Germany, Barack Obama, Ap, Britain, United States, Theresa May, Ronald Reagan, United Kingdom, Normandy, Buckingham Palace, Nazi


Trump offers condolences, assistance to France's Macron after Notre-Dame fire: White House

President Donald Trump during a phone call on Tuesday expressed condolences to French President Emmanuel Macron over the Notre-Dame fire that devastated the Parisian landmark and offered U.S. assistance in rehabilitating the cathedral, the White House said. "Notre Dame will continue to serve as a symbol of France, including its freedom of religion and democracy," White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in a statement.
Tags: News, France, White House, Donald Trump, Notre Dame, Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Sarah Sanders


Trump expresses Notre Dame 'condolences' to Macron: White House

President Donald Trump on Tuesday relayed Americans' "condolences" to French President Emmanuel Macron over the fire at Notre-Dame cathedral, the White House said. "We stand with France today and offer our assistance in the rehabilitation of this irreplaceable symbol of Western civilization. Vive la France!" Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in a statement.
Tags: News, France, White House, Donald Trump, Notre Dame, Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Sarah Sanders, Vive la France Trump


Some Thoughts on Buttigieg Taking Off and Warren seeming to be Grounded

To me, the most surprising developments in the Democratic presidential race have been the rise of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and the failure of Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren’s campaign to catch hold.  According to betting sites, Buttigieg is a six to one favorite to win the nomination, and Warren a distant 25 to one.  There is a long way until the caucuses and primaries, but here are some guesses why Buttigieg has caught fire and a few thoughts why Warren’s flame has flickered. B...
Tags: News, Obama, Washington, France, China, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Barack Obama, Indiana, Afghanistan, Harvard, New Hampshire, Iowa, Bill Clinton, Netherlands, Warren


Macron’s tough-guy stance on Brexit is part of his political project

French president compared to De Gaulle as he seeks to get on with mission to change EUEmmanuel Macron’s tough-guy stance at the EU summit – refusing the UK a much longer Brexit extension – was partly down to the French president’s personality, but his reasoning was political.The 41-year-old, who stood for president without ever having run an election campaign then promised a grand plan to reform the European Union, is known for his impatience. He wants action. He likes to be centre stage. Conti...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, de Gaulle, EUEmmanuel Macron


EU leaders agree to delay Brexit until 31 October – as it happened

Follow all the latest as the prime minister hears the EU’s decision on a delay to BrexitFull story: May signals she would accept EU offer of longer Brexit delayTories resigned to long Brexit delay but warn against customs unionEU summit - Mid evening summary 3.28am BST Related: May signals she would accept EU offer of longer Brexit delay 3.27am BST We’re going to wrap up the live blog. Here’s what happened overnight: Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Jean-claude Juncker, Article 50, Leo Varadkar, Brexit


Macron enrages EU leaders after opposing long Brexit extension

French president isolated, with German officials said to be very irritated with his stanceThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, enraged fellow leaders after standing alone against a long extension to Britain’s membership of the EU.Macron insisted on speaking last during a working dinner in Brussels on Wednesday night during which he set his stall against a longer extension up to 31 December backed by the German chancellor, Angela Merkel. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, France, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, Britain, Foreign Policy, Brussels, Article 50, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, EU Macron


Theresa May agrees to October Brexit as Tusk warns UK: 'don't waste this time'

UK also has option to leave in June if PM can secure Commons support for dealFollow all the latest developments - liveBritain will remain as a member state of the EU until 31 October, with the option to leave earlier if Theresa May can secure Commons support for the Brexit deal, after a Franco-German carve-up of the UK’s future.A marathon six-hour debate among the EU leaders concluded with the prime minister being offered a longer extension than she had sought but providing a new Halloween no de...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit, Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, October Brexit


Theresa May agrees to October Brexit as Donald Tusk warns UK 'don't waste this time'

UK also has option to leave in June if PM can secure Commons support for dealFollow all the latest developments - liveBritain will remain as a member state of the EU until 31 October, with the option to leave earlier if Theresa May can secure Commons support for the Brexit deal, after a Franco-German carve-up of the UK’s future.A marathon six-hour debate among the EU leaders concluded with the prime minister being offered a longer extension than she had sought but providing a new Halloween no de...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, Donald Tusk, October Brexit


EU leaders agree to delay Brexit until 31 October – live news

Follow all the latest as the prime minister hears the EU’s decision on a delay to BrexitMay signals she would accept EU offer of longer Brexit delayTories resigned to long Brexit delay but warn against customs unionEU summit - Mid evening summary 11.42pm BST EU sources have confirmed that there will be an article 50 extension to 31 October with a review of British cooperation to determine whether there should be an earlier exit on 30 June – the date Theresa May originally asked for.The June ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Leo Varadkar, Brexit


Brexit: France and Germany split as EU leaders debate length of further article 50 extension - live news

Follow all the latest as the prime minister awaits the EU’s decision on a delay to BrexitMay signals she would accept EU offer of longer Brexit delayTories resigned to long Brexit delay but warn against customs unionEU summit - Mid evening summary 8.38pm BST This is from AFP’s Dave Clark.EU sources are saying Theresa May was 'helpful and solid', not nebulous this time, which presumably means they want to give themselves cover for a lengthy Brexit delay. Or that she was helpful and solid. 8....
Tags: Europe, Politics, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Daily Mirror, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Leo Varadkar, Brexit


UK risks losing European commissioner role over Brexit delay

Emmanuel Macron expected to demand Britain lose its seat on Brussels top table for first time since 1973France is expected to demand the removal of the post of British European commissioner as a price for a long Brexit delay, leaving Britain without a seat at the top table of Brussels decision-making for the first time since 1973.Senior EU sources say the French president, Emmanuel Macron, is likely to seek to entrench the UK’s reduced status in the EU at the leaders’ Brexit summit on Wednesday ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Brussels, Article 50, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron


UK set to lose European commissioner role over Brexit delay

Emmanuel Macron expected to demand Britain lose its seat on Brussels top table for first time since 1973France is expected to demand the removal of the post of British European commissioner as a price for a long Brexit delay, leaving Britain without a seat at the top table of Brussels decision-making for the first time since 1973.Senior EU sources say the French president, Emmanuel Macron, is likely to seek to entrench the UK’s reduced status in the EU at the leaders’ Brexit summit on Wednesday ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Brussels, Article 50, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron


Brexit: Tusk urges EU leaders to offer long Brexit delay - as it happened

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s talks with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, and MPs debating how long the article 50 extension should beMichel Barnier’s press conference - SummaryLunchtime summaryHow MPs voted on extending article 50 - Summary and analysis 8.20pm BST That’s all from us this evening. Thanks for reading and for all the comments. Here’s a summary of the afternoon’s events: Related: May faces growing Tory unrest as...
Tags: Europe, Politics, England, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, House Of Commons, Liam Fox, Article 50, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron


Brexit: Tusk urges EU leaders to offer long Brexit delay - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s talks with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, and MPs debating how long the article 50 extension should beMichel Barnier’s press conference - SummaryLunchtime summaryHow MPs voted on extending article 50 - Summary and analysis 7.31pm BST It emerged yesterday that the Conservatives were planning to contest the European parliamentary elections and had invited potential MEPs to put themselves forward. O...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, England, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Paris, House Of Commons, Liam Fox, Downing Street


Brexit: MPs vote to approve article 50 extension request as May meets Macron - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s talks with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, and MPs debating how long the article 50 extension should beMichel Barnier’s press conference - SummaryLunchtime summary 5.32pm BST Theresa May has won the vote on requesting an article 50 extension until 30 June by 420 votes to 110 - a majority of 310. 5.20pm BST Theresa May has arrived at the Elysee Palace for talks with the French president, Emmanu...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Germany, Angela Merkel, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, House Of Commons, Liam Fox, Article 50, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, Elysee Palace, Macron


Brexit: ERG Tories tell Brussels it will regret letting 'Perfidious Albion' remain in EU beyond Friday - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s talks with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, and MPs debating how long the article 50 extension should beMichel Barnier’s press conference - SummaryLunchtime summary 2.33pm BST Downing Street has sent out this statement about Theresa May’s talks with Angela Merkel. As is the norm for readouts of this kind, it tells us very little.The prime minister met with German chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, House Of Commons, Brussels, Article 50, Brexit


Brexit: Barnier suggests EU might not grant long article 50 extension unless May backs customs union - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s talks with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, and MPs debating how long the article 50 extension should be 10.31am BST Barnier says the length of an article 50 extension would have to be linked to its purpose.George Ciamba, the Romanian foreign affairs minister, says the EU will take two things into account; the fact that the UK is holding European elections, and the talks with Labour. 10.25am BST ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, Article 50, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, Barnier


May flies to Berlin as Gauke plays down prospect of early breakthrough in Brexit compromise talks - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s talks with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, and MPs debating how long the article 50 extension should be 9.09am BST Tomorrow night EU leaders will decide whether to grant the UK another article 50 extension, delaying Brexit. If they say no, the UK will have to leave at 11pm on Friday. Another extension is likely, but it may come with some unpalatable conditions. This afternoon MPs will debate There...
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