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The technology giants are breathtakingly irresponsible about terrorism

We know they can be good citizens when they want to be. So why are they acting in ways that could endanger us all?

29 November 2014

9:00 AM

29 November 2014

9:00 AM

The arrogance and intransigence of some of the technology companies in the fight against terrorism has become extraordinary. We learned this week that one of Fusilier Lee Rigby’s murderers, Michael Adebowale, had Facebook accounts closed. Apparently, this was because it was feared he was using them for terrorist activities. No one told the authorities.

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