Tim Cook to Meet With White House to Discuss Plans to Combat ISIS Recruitment Efforts Online

Apple CEO Tim Cook and other tech leaders are set to meet with White House officials today to discuss plans to combat ISIS recruitment efforts online, reports BuzzFeed.Set in San Jose, the meeting — the details of which were first reported by Reuters — will focus on ways to hinder the ability of terrorists to radicalize individuals through social networks and the broader web. Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft, and Google are among the technology companies slated to attend, according to people familiar with the meeting. The representatives will also discuss how their platforms can be used to help others promote alternative views to undercut ISIS.“The White House sees Silicon Valley as an integral part of fighting the propaganda from ISIL and other groups,” a White House official told BuzzFeed News. “There needs to be a concerted effort to fight the ISIL propaganda.”Share Article:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Email,   Reddit,   Digg,   Delicious,   StumbleUponFollow iClarified:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Newsletter,   App Store,   YouTubeAdvertise Here

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