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Lieberman Wants Google to Take Down Jihadist Content from Blogger

Ravi Mandalia
ITproportal [1]
Thursday, November 24, 2011

US Senator Joe Lieberman, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, has asked Google to step-up its efforts to crack-down on jihadist content posted on its Blogger platform.

In a letter to Google CEO Larry Page, Lieberman asked that Google must implement means to crack down on Blogger users who published anti-west, jihadist content on the platform and add a Flag button that allows users to report offensive and dangerous content.

The letter comes after the New York Police Department arrested 27-year-old Jose Pimentel of Manhattan on state terrorism charges, plotting to build bombs, with the help of the internet, targeting police and post offices.

He also had a blog on Blogger through which he remained connected with other extremists and posted hate-filled content on the platform.

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