Macron and Ardern organize the Paris summit against online extremism
PARIS: The French President And The Prime Minister Of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern On Wednesday, He Will Be The Host Of Other World Leaders And Leading Technical Leaders To Launch A New Ambitious Initiative Aimed At Stopping Online Extremism.
The Initiative, Known As The" Call Of Christchurch," Was Fueled By Ardern After A Self-styled White Supremacist Shot And Killed 51 People In A Massacre At Two Mosques In The City Of New Zealand In March, The Worst Atrocity In The Country. Recent Times.
Participants Will Be Asked To Compromise To Eliminate Violent Terrorist And Extremist Content On Social Networks And Other Online Platforms.
The Policy Meeting Will Be Developed In Parallel To An Initiative Launched By Macron Called Tech For Good That Will Bring Together 80 Technology Chiefs In Paris To Find A Way For New Technologies To Work For The Common Good.
The Summit Is Occurring As It Is Realizing That The Current Abuse Of Social Networks By The Extremists Must Be Countered, After The Attacker Of Christchurch Transmitted Images Live On Facebook From A Camera Mounted On The Head.
Ardern Has Been The Impulsive Force Behind The Next Tragedy.
The New Zealand Leader Won A Great International Prominence And Respect After Attacks As He Approached Muslim Communities At Home And Pledged A Large Scale Repression Against Extremist Content.
Other Key Leaders Who Attended Include King Abdullah II Of Jordan, The Canadian Premier Justin Trudeau , The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, And The Head Of The EU Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker.
There Will Also Be Prominent Figures Of Technology And Social Networks, Especially The Founder And CEO Of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, Who Will Also Have Bilateral Conversations With Ardern.
However, To The Disappointment Of Some, A Notable Absentee Will Be The Facebook Boss, Mark Zuckerberg, Who Held Conversations In Paris With Macron Last Week.
The Social Networks Giant, Under Fire From All Sectors For Responding To Violent Extremist Content, Will Be Represented By Its Vice President Of Global Affairs And Communications, Nick Clegg, The Former British Deputy Prime Minister.
The Christchurch Meeting Will Start Around 1400 GMT And End With A Press Conference In Charge Of Ardern And Macron At 1600 GMT.
The Tech For Good Meeting Will Also Be Attended By Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, Who Will Then Have Bilateral Talks With Macron.
In An Opinion Article In The New York Times Over The Weekend, Ardern Said The Christchurch Massacre Highlighted" A Horrible New Trend" . In The Extremist Atrocities.
It Was Designed To Be Broadcast On The Internet. The Entire Event Was Broadcast Live ... The Scale Of This Horrible Video ' S Reach It Was Amazing, She Wrote.
Ardern Said That Facebook Removed 1.5 Million Copies Of The Video Within The 24 Hours After The Attack, But Still Was Among People Who, Without Realizing, Saw The Images When They Were Automatically Played On Their Social Networks.
(We ' Re) Requesting Nations And Private Corporations To Make Changes To Prevent The Publication Of Online Terrorist Content, To Ensure Their Efficient And Quick Elimination And To Prevent The Use Of Live Transmission As A Tool To Transmit Attacks Terrorists, She Wrote In The Times.
New Zealand Officials Said They Found A Natural Partner For The Fight Against Macron, Who Has Repeatedly Stated That The Status Quo Is Unacceptable.
" Macron Was One Of The First Leaders In Calling The Prime Minister After The Attack, And For A Long Time He Made The Elimination Of Online Odious Content A Priority," New Zealand ' Ambassador France , Jane Coombs, Said Journalists On Monday.
It's ' S A Global Problem That Requires A Global Response, She Said.
A French Presidential Source Said It Was Time For Technology Companies To" Anticipate How Their Features Will Be Exploited" . It Will Be Recommended To The Companies That Propose Concrete Measures, Said La Fuente, For Example, Reserving Live Transmissions To Accounts Of Social Networks Whose Owners Have Been Identified. (AFP)