Incident 268: Permanent Removal of Social Media Content via Automated Tools Allegedly Prevented Investigative Efforts

Description: Automated permanent removal of violating social media content such as terrorism, violent extremism, and hate speech without archival allegedly prevented its potential use to investigate serious crimes and hamper criminal accountability efforts.


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