UK PM May’s Response to London Terror Attack: Time to ‘Regulate’ Internet Companies


Internet offers terrorist hatemongers ‘safe space to breed’ says PM

By Simon Sharwood | 5 June 2017

THE REGISTER — British prime minister Theresa May’s statement in response to the terror attacks that saw seven people murdered in London on Saturday night has again called for internet companies to make life harder for those who would discuss hateful and violent ideologies.

May’s statement calls for four changes in the way the UK combats terror.

“We cannot and must not pretend that things can continue as they are,” the PM said, “and they need to change in four important ways.”

May’s first suggestion is turning minds away from violence so that the populace “understand that our values – pluralistic, British values – are superior to anything offered by the preachers and supporters of hate.” […]

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