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“Social media chiefs must do more to fight terror”

Online grooming is a major concern

By: Sarwar Alam

By Nadeem Badshah WEBSITES such as YouTube must do more to ban videos from hate preachers to stop young people being brainwashed, community groups have urged. They have also called on parents to monitor their child’s internet habits and for the government’s Prevent scheme to tackle extremism to be beefed up following the recent terror attacks in Manchester and London Bridge. Prime minister Theresa May vowed to crush groups such as Daesh (Islamic State) and said “safe spaces” for terror planning on the internet should be stamped out by new  “international agreements that regulate cyberspace”. She made the comments after the…

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