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Weekly News Digest

June 29, 2017 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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Tech Companies Commit to Fighting Terrorism

According to ZDNet, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and YouTube have joined the new Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism. They will work together to keep terrorist content and propoganda off of their sites and share “best practices for content detection and classification techniques using machine learning. The group will also work to define standard transparency reporting methods for terrorist content removals. … The counter-terror effort comes as governments seek new regulations to ensure tech firms assist law enforcement to deal with encrypted communications in criminal and national security investigations.”

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