New Zealand and France to Seek Pact Blocking Extreme Online Content

New Zealand’s prime minister said on Wednesday that she would meet with French leaders next month in hopes of forging an agreement between governments and technology companies aimed at eliminating violent extremist content on the internet.

After a gunman carried out a massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, last month that he broadcast live on the internet, the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, promised international collaboration on preventing the use of social media to spread militant ideology.

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