Tech giants announce counter-terrorism joint project

|By:, SA News Editor

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Microsoft  (NASDAQ:MSFT), Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), and Alphabet’s (GOOG, GOOGL) YouTube announce the formation of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism as a way to jointly fight back against online terrorist activities.

The Forum uses ideas from discussions with the UK government, the EU Internet Forum, and the Shared Industry Hash Database. 

Primary goals of the Forum include sharing technological solutions, commissioning counter-terrorism research, and coordinating with governmental and non-profit experts to share knowledge. 

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