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NEW ZEALAND OFFICIAL CALLS FACEBOOK ‘MORALLY BANKRUPT’

New Zealand’s official privacy watchdog described Facebook as “morally bankrupt” and suggested his country follow neighboring Australia’s lead by making laws that could jail executives over streamed violence such as the Christchurch mosque shootings.

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has been critical of Facebook’s response to a gunman using the platform to livestream some of the slaughter of 50 worshippers and the wounding of 50 more at two mosques on March

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