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Social media companies asked to archive evidence of war crimes in Ukraine

Sky News Friday, 13 May 2022
US politicians have written to the bosses of Meta, TikTok, Twitter and YouTube to request that the companies archive content that includes potential evidence of Russian war crimes in Ukraine.
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