Lieberman Wants Terrorist Content Yanked from YouTube

[ABC News] Jack Date - Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., has asked Google to remove videos - produced by Islamist terrorists - from YouTube. "A great majority of these videos document horrific attacks on American soldiers in Iraq or Afghanistan," he said. Other videos "provide weapons training, speeches by al-Qaeda leadership, and general material intended to radicalize potential recruits." Lieberman asks Google to apply its own community guidelines, which forbid graphic violence, and videos that show "someone getting hurt, attacked, or humiliated." In response, 80 videos were removed from YouTube by Google. But while Lieberman considers this a good start, he says it is not enough.

2008-05-22 01:00:00

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