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Meta to allow ‘violent speech’ against Russian soldiers, leaders in some countries – National

Meta Platforms will allow Facebook and Instagram users in some countries to call for violence against Russians and Russian soldiers in the context of the Ukraine invasion, according to internal emails seen by Reuters on Thursday, in a temporary change to its hate speech policy. The social media company is also temporarily allowing some posts […]

Canada’s spy service warns cyberspace makes nation’s secrets more vulnerable – National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 11, 2022 4:36 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A senior official at Canada’s spy service says the expansion of cyberspace is making it easier for foreign adversaries to pilfer secrets. Cherie Henderson, an interim assistant director with the […]

Russia to ban Instagram over ‘calls to commit violent acts’ – National

Russian regulators said Friday that internet users will be blocked from accessing Instagram because it’s being used to call for violence against Russian soldiers, in Moscow’s latest move to tighten up access to foreign social platforms. The communications and media regulator, Roskomnadzor, said in a statement that it’s restricting national access to Instagram because the […]