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Germany shooting: suspected gunman livestreamed synagogue attack

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About 35 minutes was broadcast live on Twitch in latest instance of extremists using shootings to promote propagandaThe suspected gunman in the Yom Kippur synagogue attack in Halle, Germany, broadcast his rampage on the livestreaming platform Twitch, in the latest instance of rightwing extremists using mass shootings to create and promote real-time propaganda.About 35 minutes of video was broadcast live on Twitch, an Amazon-owned platform that is primarily used by video game players, the company confirmed Wednesday. Twitch removed the video but copies had already been downloaded and shared elsewhere on the internet, highlighting the challenges faced by platforms attempting to stymy the dissemination of such material. Continue reading…

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Author : Julia Carrie Wong

Publish date : 2019-10-09 23:13:02

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