CNN: Theresa May: Internet must be regulated to prevent terrorism
Prime Minister Theresa May has called for closer regulation of the internet following a deadly terror attack in London.
At least seven people were killed in a short but violent assault that unfolded late Saturday night in the heart of the capital, the third such attack to hit Britain this year.
May said on Sunday that a new approach to tackling extremism is required, including changes that would deny terrorists and extremist sympathizers digital tools used to communicate and plan attacks.
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WNU Editor: I do not know who is advising her on what to say .... but her calls to regulate the internet is not going to give her the support that she wants .... in fact it will be the opposite. Case in point .... the criticisms are already piling in .... London attack: PM's condemnation of tech firms criticised (BBC). As to what is my take, social media is not the cause of hate and violence, it is just a tool that is being abused. Regulating it will not stop terror attacks or the spread of militant Islam .... after-all .... Mohammad did not have the internet 1300 years ago when he built his caliphate across the Middle East.
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