Police unit formed to take down websites suspected of breaking terror laws

Police unit formed to take down websites suspected of breaking terror laws: “A police unit has been created to force the take-down of web pages which break the UK’s terrorism laws. The Government has set up a web page through which the public can tell the police about pages that they think are illegal.”

Note the Report terrorist, violent extremist and hate material online pages run by the Home Office. Note further the related Home Office pages: Reporting hate, extremism and terrorism online

The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) said that it had created a new unit to act on reports from the public and to look for material that might break the Terrorism Act. The team is part of its Prevent Delivery Unit which deals with counter-terrorism.

(Via OUT-LAW News.)

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