“We can be proud of what we started with the adoption of Christchurch Call. We have taken practical steps to prevent what we experienced in Christchurch from happening again. The March 15 attack was shocking in its use of social media as a tool for the terrorist act, and with the Christchurch Call, we have taken a unique approach to solving this problem,” said Jacinda Ardern. The White House`s decision not to support the Christchurch Call has been criticized by some experts who have called for stronger regulation on the internet. Alistair Knott, a professor of computer science at the University of Otago in New Zealand, said the lack of U.S. support could undermine the overall case for controlling the spread of hate and violence on the internet. Read more: It is important that we take action against terrorism online. But is Ardern`s Christchurch Call the answer? Home > Message > News > Diplomatic News > Christchurch Call to Action to Eliminate Terrorists and Violent (…) In the Christchurch Call to Action, named after the New Zealand city where 51 members of the Muslim community were murdered on March 15, 2019 in a live-streamed terrorist attack – 10 heads of state and government and international organizations as well as leaders of major tech companies pledged to carry out a series of collective actions aimed at eliminating extremist terrorist and violent content online. At a press conference, Ardern described the deal as the “first day” in the change the world needed. New Zealand and global investors, worth more than 5 trillion $NZ, are joining forces to put pressure on companies that have connected to Christchurch Call. .