In 2010, Google removed hundreds of the radical cleric's videos that directly advocated violence after the conviction of Roshonara Choudhry for attempting to kill British MP Stephen Timms.
Counterterrorism proponents and governments have expressed concerns that Awlaki's videos, as well as other forms of Islamist propaganda, could fuel homegrown extremism.
YouTube has reportedly banned almost 70,000 videos depicting lectures by Anwar al-Awlaki, an extremist jihadist who exhorted Muslims to kill Americans. The officials told the Times that while their rules prohibit videos that incite terrorism, removing all of al Awlaki's videos is a special case. He was also cited as an influence in numerous terrorist attacks over the years, including the ones at Fort hood, the Boston Marathon and San Bernardino among others.
In the past few months, Google has been actively keeping a check on YouTube content.
Terror organizations such as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have used online platforms to recruit and radicalize people across the world. "You just don't want to make it easy for people to listen to a guy who wants to harm us".
While Juniper Downs, YouTube's global director of public policy, noted this week that such measures could make it more hard for certain videos to gain an audience, I believe there's greater merit in creating a space that's free of extremist content and safer for people across the world to use.
Saudi UN ambassador denies Yemen embargo
He said that the first step in this process will begin in 24 hours and would involve the seaports of Aden, Mocha and Mukalla. On one side of the conflict, Houthi rebels who deposed a Saudi-allied government.
The three websites have all revealed that Russian actors used their platforms during the 2016 presidential campaign to spread propaganda and pose as American voters.
FDA approves pill with sensor
The new product, which will be sold as Abilify MyCite, can be swallowed just like any other pill. A resubmission of the new drug application was accepted by the agency in May 2017.
Canadian National Railway Company
The stock of Canadian National Railway (USA) (NYSE:CNI) has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, April 26 by Cowen & Co. Shell Asset Management Co. increased its stake in Canadian National Railway by 8.4% in the second quarter.
China has record number of supercomputers in TOP500
They're used for various things such as weather forecasting, nuclear weapons simulation and even to track space activity. That's more than twice as fast as the world's second fastest supercomputer - which is also developed by the Chinese.
Credit Suisse Charged by New York State Department
The state said Credit Suisse predicted that the algorithm would generate about $2 million in profits in 2013. The company said it would record a pretax charge related to the settlement in its fiscal fourth quarter.
South American soccer officials go on trial in NY
The trio then used USA financial institutions to funnel millions of dollars to secret offshore accounts, prosecutors allege. He added that they "did it year after year, tournament after tournament, bribe after bribe".