Social networks are “refusing to act responsibly” in the fight against terror, a UK committee alleges.

A wide-ranging report from the UK’s Home Affairs Committee argues that terrorists’ use of the Internet to radicalize recruits and organize terrorist attacks “is one of the greatest threats that countries including the UK face.” Social networks are “consciously failing” to address this issue, the report says, something those firms pushed back on today. Government…

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Twitter Bans User Over Olympic GIF

Want to get banned from Twitter? Post a GIF from the Rio Olympics. Jim Weber, a contributor to Athlon Sports, had his account banned from Twitter on Saturday after publishing a GIF of Olympian Aly Raisman’s floor routine. While trying to send out a subsequent tweet days after publishing the GIF, he was informed that…

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