Britain’s Home Secretary urges tech companies to take ‘real action’ over extremist content

Britain’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd has reiterated a call for Internet companies to take ‘real action’ in the fight against extremist content. In an interview with Sky News prior to a meeting with executives at Silicon Valley. Rudd warned that the government is ‘not sitting back from this’, and will make sure that companies take action. Certain content ‘should never be there at all’, Rudd said. She also said that the government could introduce new laws to clamp down on extremist content. The minister was also expected to attend the inaugural Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism in San Francisco.