Google: YouTube Overloaded With Terrorist Propaganda


youtubeInternet giant Google said that its video-sharing website YouTube is so inundated that staff cannot filter all terror related content, complicating the struggle to halt the publication of terrorist propaganda and hostage videos, the AP reports.

Google Public Policy Manager Verity Harding said that about 300 hours of video material is being uploaded to YouTube every minute, making it virtually impossible for the company to filter all images.

Harding spoke at a European Parliament meeting of the ALDE liberal group on a counter-terrorism action plan.

She said that “to pre-screen those videos before they are uploaded would be like screening a phone call before it’s made.” Read more at the Chicago Tribune.

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  1. Hogwash. If you cant handle that kind of volume responsibly then cut down volume. They should be held accountable. It’s their business how they do it