Cyberbullying: Government organizes meeting to ‘stop this unacceptable hate on the internet’ – Actu Orange

Posted on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 9:47 pm

On Tuesday, November 1, the government announced that a meeting will be organized “in the coming days” between victims of cyberbullying and officials of the video game industry, streaming platforms and major social networks.

The goal: “to put an end to this unacceptable hate on the Internet.” This Tuesday, November 1, the Minister of Digital announced that the government will organize “in the coming days” A meeting between victims of cyberbullying, Officials from the gaming industry, streaming platforms, and major social networks.

With Minister Delegate for Gender Equality Isabel Roma, “I would like to We have gathered all the relevant actors (…) Jean-Noel Barrot, Minister Plenipotentiary for Digital Transformation, announced at the opening of the Paris Games Week: at the main French exhibition in the sector.

many of Chilling testimonials The French broadcasting world has been rocked in recent days by those video game players who share and comment on their games live.

Several female characters, with supporting evidence, denounced the Online sex and sexual violence which they suffered for years on the networks. On YouTube as on Twitch and other platforms, this topic is not new and very frequent, with viewers lamenting when the “MeToo” wave is already five years old.

A dedicated center to combat online hate has been set up in the Paris Public Prosecutor’s Office

At the beginning of 2021, a specialized unit to combat online hate was created within the Paris Public Prosecutor’s Office, while The general public can report Illegal conduct and content on the Pharos platform since 2009. Mainly on Twitch, which is owned by the giant Amazon, the main French-speaking banners are male characters such as Squeezie and ZeratoR, whose channel has seen a peak audience of one million and 700,000 spectators.

Twitch, the signatory in June of the European Union’s Code of Conduct against Online Hate, announced in December 2021 the creation of a system detect malicious users, After a wave of racist and homophobic harassment. The EU Code of Conduct against Online Hate, Launched in 2016, it has dozens of sites, including Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Dailymotion, Jeuxvideo.com, TikTok, LinkedIn or the messaging app Viber.

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