YouTube overwhelmed with terror-related content

Screen capture from an alleged Islamic State video showing a father (C) stoning his own shrouded daughter (L) to death for adultery, October 21, 2014. (screen capture: YouTube/hasrr1)

BRUSSELS — Internet giant Google said Wednesday 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.

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”…

  • Xavier

    Bullshit. Google is Progressive, evil, and pro-jihad.

    • Frau Katze

      Yep. Very fast to take down stuff if Muslims complain.

  • Clausewitz

    Google is “over run” with anti Terrorist Islamic posts because the world is over run with Islamic Terrorist activities.

    • Frau Katze

      I was thinking that myself. Syria is the first YouTube war. The “war is televised”, but not on mainstream TV.

  • lucius

    They need good AI.