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European internet-policing initiative calls for ‘flag this as terrorism’ option in browsers

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January 29, 2013
Cybersecurity
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“The European Commission-funded Clean IT Project is wrapping up its two-year, €400,000 ($428,000) inquiry into how to suppress terrorism on the internet this week, and while it’s dropped some of its more outlandish suggestions, its final 30-page report could still have serious implications for free speech if it were adopted. Ars Technica reports that the committee would seek to empower users to flag terrorist content online through a ‘browser-based reporting mechanism’ — AKA a built-in ‘flag this as terrorism’ option.”

Source:European internet-policing initiative calls for ‘flag this as terrorism’ option in browsers | The Verge