Theresa May Wants to Deprive Extremists of ‘Safe Spaces Online’ After London Attack

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May has called out the internet and “internet based services” for providing terrorists with a safe space to hide in a statement following Saturday night’s terror attack in London.

“We cannot allow this ideology the safe space it needs to breed,” she said to press outside of Number 10. “Yet that is precisely what the internet and the big companies that provide internet-based services provide.”

On Saturday night at around 10pm BST a van drove into pedestrians on London Bridge, one of the city’s most iconic landmarks and a tourist hotspot. Three attackers then exited the vehicle and, armed with knives and fake bomb vests, attacked pedestrians. As it stands, security services say seven people have lost their lives and 48 more are injured.

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