AP Explains: Streaming of German synagogue attack on Twitch

FILE - This Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, file photo shows the logo of live streaming video platform Twitch at the Paris games week in Paris. The attacker who killed two people in a shooting at a German synagogue live-streamed his assault on Twitch, a video service owned by Amazon. It was one of the first violent attacks streamed on Twitch, which is best known for letting people watch others play competitive video games.

SEATTLE (AP) — The attacker who killed two people in a shooting at a German synagogue live-streamed the assault on Twitch, a video service owned by Amazon. It was one of the first violent attacks streamed on the service, which is best known for letting people watch others play competitive video games.

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