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Facebook’s AI couldn’t spot mass ******

Facebook has given another update on measures it took and what more it’s doing in the wake of the livestreamed video of a gun massacre by a far right terrorist who killed 50 people in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Earlier this week the company said the video of the slayings had been viewed ...

New Zealand’s silver fern redrawn as Muslims praying gets plenty of online attention

03.20.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

In the aftermath of the Christchurch terror attack, a reimagined version of a famous New Zealand symbol has garnered plenty of online attention. Australian cartoonist Pat Campbell, who works for newspaper The Canberra Times, drew an illustration of t... ...

Ben Simmons shouts out Australian legend ‘egg boy’ on his sneakers

03.20.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The now famous teen who cracked an egg on the head of an Australian politician certainly has some high profile fans. Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons paid tribute to the 17-year-old kid known as "egg boy," by writing the teen's name on his yellow ... ...

New Zealand’s domestic spies, obsessed with illegally surveilling environmental activists, missed a heavily armed right-wing terrorist

New Zealand is one of the Five Eyes countries (UK, USA, Canada, Australia, NZ) who collaborate on mass surveillance, and it has a notoriously off-leash, invasive surveillance apparatus that has been caught spying on NZ Greenpeace, the NZ Green Party, the Mana Movements and anti-TPP activists; the state was also caught giving private corporate spies ...

Stephen Colbert calls out Trump’s thin response to New Zealand terror attack

03.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The world is still coming to terms with the tragedy of the Christchurch terror attack, including New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. However, The Late Show host Stephen Colbert noted that Ardern "made it clear that her country was united,"... ...

Facebook says the original New Zealand shooter video was viewed about 4,000 times before removal

Facebook released new figures about its attempts to stop the spread of videos after a shooter livestreamed his attacks on two Christchurch, New Zealand mosques last Friday, killing 50 people. In a blog post, Facebook vice president and deputy general counsel Chris Sonderby said that the video was viewed less than 200 times during the ...

Facebook reveals more details about how Christchurch terror attack video spread

03.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Facebook has revealed more details about the spread of the Christchurch terror attack video, and its seemingly relentless attempts to stop it. The social media giant said in a post the video was watched fewer than 200 times during the live broadcast,... ...

Internet providers block sites that host Christchurch terror attack video

03.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

It's been a struggle for internet companies to contain a live streamed video of the Christchurch terror attack. In light of this, internet service providers are teaming up to block sites which refuse to take down the video, echoing calls by police an... ...

New Zealand’s biggest online classifieds site bans sale of semi-automatic guns

03.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

In the aftermath of the Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand is looking to step up on gun control. It's led to the country's biggest online marketplace, Trade Me, stopping the sale of semi-automatic firearms until it receives further instructio... ...