UK warns tech platforms: take action over racist Euros messages

UK warns tech platforms: take action over racist Euros messages


13/7/2021 9:51:00 AM

UK warns tech platforms: take action over racist Euros messages

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain warned social media platforms they must take action over racist messages sent to England's Black soccer players following the Euro 2020 final defeat or they would face consequences.

"We need to ensure that those platforms take action and if they don't, the government will take action against them," Stephen Barclay, chief secretary to the Treasury, told Sky News.(Reporting by Sarah Young; writing by Kate Holton; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)

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