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[–]magnora7 7 insightful - 1 fun7 insightful - 0 fun8 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Mia Garlick, a spokesperson for Facebook New Zealand, said 1.5 million videos of the attack had been removed from the platform globally within the first 24 hours of it occurring.

New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern have repeatedly urged citizens and the media not to share footage of the attack.

Why though? They never say why.

And this article is using the killers name, repeatedly. If they don't want to make the killer famous, then why use his name? If we're going to go full draconian, why the half-measures?

Why is ABC OK showing an ISIS beheading on the news, but sharing this video is punishable by law and ABC seems to support that?

[–]FormosaOolong 6 insightful - 1 fun6 insightful - 0 fun7 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

Holy crap. ITttook them like five minutes to go full Orwell.

[–]magnora7 5 insightful - 1 fun5 insightful - 0 fun6 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

It's like they had it locked and loaded almost. Or like they were all sitting around bored just waiting for a crisis so they could become little dictators or probably "heros" in their own minds

[–]HanakoIsBestGirl 3 insightful - 2 fun3 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 2 fun -  (0 children)

When will people learn that censoring the internet like this does not work?