A new bill in the U.S. Congress is proposing that social media companies ban certain users from North Korea and other countries defined in U.S. law as being state sponsors of terrorism.

If passed, the bill would require the likes of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to delete accounts belonging to senior North Korean officials, as well as any North Korean person or company ever defined in U.S. law for terror-related reasons as being a “specially designated national.”

While the practical consequences of the law will likely be minimal in the short-term, the

A new bill in the U.S. Congress is proposing that social media companies ban certain users from North Korea and other countries defined in U.S. law as being state sponsors of terrorism.

If passed, the bill would require the likes of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to delete accounts belonging to senior North Korean officials, as well as any North Korean person or company ever defined in U.S. law for terror-related reasons as being a “specially designated national.”

 

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