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15 May 2019, 07:44 | Glen Norman
Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern replied to the note with a handwritten letter saying she would keep an eye out for the dragons
The social media giant said it is introducing a "one-strike" policy, which temporarily restricts access for users that break Facebook rules.
Ardern also said prior to the ban, New Zealand had "pretty permissive gun legislation", and while she thinks guns are necessary in some instances, she felt the laws went too far.
First-time offenders will be suspended from using Live for set periods of time, the company said.
While not having Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the meeting is regrettable, "what's fundamental is for Facebook to agree to this plan", Ardern told Le Monde in an interview published Wednesday.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has welcomed the move, saying it has acted on the "Christchurch Call" for online terror material to be shut down.
France's president Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand's Prime minister Jacinda Ardern have joined forces to fight against online extremism.
In an email to Reuters, Ardern called Facebook's new limits on live streaming "a good first step to restrict the application being used as a tool for terrorists".
"Today's announcement addresses a key component of the Christchurch Call, a shared commitment to making live streaming safer". "I don't think anyone would argue that the terrorist had a right to live stream the murder of 50 people", she said.
Ardern said multiple edited and versions of the March 15 massacre quickly spread online, and the take down was slow.
To prevent that from happening in future, the social network's investing $7.5 million for a research partnership with the University of Maryland, Cornell University, and the University of California, Berkeley.
"It doesn't say what's the minimum duration and again that wouldn't change the gunman's video on the day because even if they banned him for life it wouldn't make much difference to the people who had seen the video".
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The Angels centerfielder responded by launching his second homer at Camden Yards and eighth homer of the season. OF Michael Hermosillo (sports hernia) has resumed baseball activities but mostly swinging in the batting cage.
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