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Terrorist Video: platforms, not to come up with Delete

According to the right-wing extremist terrorist attack in Christchurch, new Zealand Facebook responded to international criticism. In the social network, a Vide

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Terrorist Video: platforms, not to come up with Delete

According to the right-wing extremist terrorist attack in Christchurch, new Zealand Facebook responded to international criticism. In the social network, a Video of the offender was to see who managed to pass his act, among other things, with a helmet camera, filmed and live. As Facebook now writes in a press release that saw the original Video is only about 4,000 Times before it was removed from the social Medium. In copies, it was, but a million times more.

new Zealand's Prmierministerin Jacinda Ardern practiced in a speech in Parliament, harsh criticism of Facebook: You can "not just sit back and accept that these platforms exist," said Ardern. She sees the social media in the responsibility: "you are the publisher, and not only to the letter carrier." A case of the "full Profits without responsibility" could not give it, she said.

Also the Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison had demanded consequences for social media. There must be a common agreement about the consequences for the media, the terrorist attacks transferred, asked Morrison in a Letter to the Japanese Prime Minister and Chairman of the G-20 group, Shinzo Abe.

From 200 million in just a few hours

In his opinion, Facebook asserts are working around the clock, the fact that such content disappear from the page. Both personnel as well as appropriate technology would be used. As the group explains, should have looked at 200 users, the Video of the alleged bomber during the 17-minute Live broadcast. None of these users found worthy of the content a complaint. Only twelve minutes after the end of the Live-Streams the Video had been reported to Facebook for the first Time.

Video: students commemorate victims of terror with Haka
Haka is a traditional new Zealand dance, which symbolizes strength and harmony. (Reuters)

Even before you had been made to the Video carefully, I spread the contents but also outside of the social medium in the Internet. So the Clip had been uploaded on a File-Sharing platform. A users have shared the Link on 8chan, the Online Forum, where presumably the assassin spread a rather extreme Manifesto.

took exactly when Facebook, the Video from the network, not the company. It acknowledges, however, that it had been noted by the new Zealand police to the content. Minutes later, they've deleted the Video, it is said in the opinion. The personal Facebook and Instagram Account of the alleged perpetrator had been removed.

Youtube uses Filter to delete bulk Videos

in Addition, Facebook have tried with technical capabilities, Videos with the same content to detect and delete. More than 1.5 million copies of the recording had been deleted within the first 24 hours after the attack. In addition, 1.2 million copies, you've already prevent the Upload.

Not only Facebook had problems, the dissemination of the Videos contain. On Youtube the Video had been uploaded in the high phase, once every second, reports the Washington Post. The have caused Youtube to be an unusual step. The security team was removed and replaced by its human content checkers, the content detection and deletion has been completely transferred to the Algorithms, in order to be the mass of Uploads Lord.

Usually, the Algorithms to beat, is left but the clear decision of the people. In the case of the Christchurch-Videos you came to auto-delete filter. In the process, the files that fits in the System of the digital fingerprint is not allowed even to Upload or deleted. However, this System works according to Youtube, anything other than perfect. According to the newspaper report, Youtube admits that, in the framework of this automation after the attack many harmless Videos have been mistakenly blocked.

pictures: Terror hits new Zealand
(editorial Tamedia)

Created: 19.03.2019, 15:27 PM

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