Microsoft plans to restrict social network over inflammatory posts

Microsoft plans to restrict social network over inflammatory posts

Microsoft recently suspended Gab, a US-based social network from hosting services over two anti-Semitic posts, reports source.

On Thursday, Gab Founder Andrew Torba said that “Gab’s hosting provider, Microsoft Azure, has given us 48 hours to take action on two posts, or they will pull our service and Gab will go down for weeks/ months.” As per the email that Torba attached with the posts says that the social media post has violated the policy of Microsoft.

A Senate Candidate, Patrick has written the anti-Semitic posts, for which he was ejected from GOP convention in May, reports The Verge.

While he assured to remove the named post, the complaint was described as “a violation of our rights as Americans.”

Microsoft after getting a third-party disliking about the post, the company concluded that the posts were to be violated under an acceptable policy of Azure.

A representative of Microsoft, who quoted and said that “we believe we have an important responsibility to ensure that our services are not abused by people and groups seeking to incite violence.”

by Banani Sarkar on August 11, 2018

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