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Congress members ask FBI to shut down Hamas Twitter account

UN Report: The Internet Is Dangerous Because It's Just So Darn Open!

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A recent UN report from the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force reads like a primer on Internet control and censorship. Entitled “Use Of The Internet For Terrorist Purposes,” the document, which discusses the dangers of “open Wi-Fi” and suggests ISPs maintain retention standards, focuses on the possibility of “terrorists”...
UN Report: The Internet Is Dangerous Because It's Just So Darn Open!

How Jihadists Use Twitter, And Soon Even Instagram

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A new research paper tracks how and why Al Qaeda-linked terrorist organizations and their sympathizers use social media. Violent jihadists prefer foreign-language online web forums for their online social networking, but a new study reveals they're increasingly setting up Twitter accounts for propaganda and recruiting. Jihadist videos are already...
How Jihadists Use Twitter, And Soon Even Instagram
Can an algorithm take down terror cells?

Sen. Dan Coats On The Boston Bombing: You Know Who We Need To Keep An Eye On? Loners.

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In the right hands, an attack like the Boston Bombing can make terrorists of us all. All it takes is a "type." Columbine turned trench coat ownership and Marilyn Manson fandom into signs of impending, shotgun-toting DOOM. (Or rather, "doom." Sorry.) 9/11 turned anyone with darker features and a...
Sen. Dan Coats On The Boston Bombing: You Know Who We Need To Keep An Eye On? Loners.

State Department Wants To Troll Terrorists Online

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It's no secret that various extremists and terrorists groups use the internet just like everyone else. And, of course, there are places where they communicate. Some politicians, like Joe Lieberman, think that the way you should respond to this is by having companies censor any account that appears to be...
State Department Wants To Troll Terrorists Online

Opportunistic Politicians Lean On The FBI And Twitter To Shut Down Terrorist Accounts

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I have no idea what it is with certain politicians that makes them believe they can somehow "curb" violence by cordoning off a section of the internet. They don't seem to realize that determined individuals will simply route around their half-assed roadblock without breaking a sweat. Even worse, they don't...
Opportunistic Politicians Lean On The FBI And Twitter To Shut Down Terrorist Accounts

Disruptions: Silencing the Voices of Militants on Twitter

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A service that helped fuel the Arab Spring protests and a new order in the region is now under attack for aiding and abetting terrorist organizations....
Disruptions: Silencing the Voices of Militants on Twitter
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