Is there any way to stop the spread of terrorist material on the Internet? It is a question that many have asked in recent years, as groups such as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have pumped out sickening images of beheadings and torture on social media platforms.
This month, the European Commission (EC) tried to offer an answer: It demanded that companies such as Google and Facebook take down any terrorism-related content within an hour of it being reported.
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