Internal security Minister of Israel Gilad Erdan in an interview with local Channel 2 accused Facebook in the “sabotage” of police work in the country and called the social network “monster”, writes Reuters.
“Facebook currently sabotaging – it should be known – the work of the Israeli police because when the police turns to social media about the residents of Judea and Samaria”disputed territories” of the West Bank of the Jordan river. -], Facebook refuses to cooperate,” he said.
In addition, according to the Minister, the social network “sets a very high barrier for removing seditious content and posts.”
Erdan stressed that “Facebook, which led to great and positive revolution in the world, unfortunately, after the emergence of DAISH [the Islamic state banned in Russia organization. -] and the reign of terror that became a monster.” The Minister urged “the citizens of Israel to flood him [Zuckerberg] requirements to monitor the platform, which he created and on which it earns billions.”
The official representative of the social network in Israel said the company does not comment on the estimates of the Minister.
Previously, emphasizes Reuters, Israel already declared that Facebook is used as a platform to encourage attacks. Also the government is developing a law in order to be able to instruct the various social networks, including Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, about the removal of materials that considers calling for terrorism.