YouTube Joins The Fight Against Terrorism

No longer are naked boobs and dog-fighting rings YouTube’s primary enemies. No, really. The site will now allow users to flag videos that encourage terrorism, the L.A. Times reports.

The new function will allow users to report videos and YouTubers who encourage terrorism or spread propaganda through their videos. YouTube recently announced that it had removed hundreds of videos featuring radical Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a dual American-Yemeni citizen believed to have been behind the failed Times Square bombing and the failed underwear bombing.

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