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  • Nov262020

    Now Streaming: “Love Jihad” on Netflix

    Until now, Netflix was a tech company that did not have to address issues related…

  • Nov252020

    Upvoting Extremism: Collective Identity Formation and the Extreme Right on Reddit

    Researchers who have explored right-wing extremists’ use of the Internet have typically focused their attention…

  • Nov232020

    American Interest in Global Jihad – A Google Trend Analysis

    Radicalisation, jihadism and terrorism-related issues were not extensively addressed during the 2020 US presidential campaign.…

  • Nov202020

    Cyberwar on Twitter: Cyber-Vigilantes vs Islamic State

    With the multiplication of online jihadi content and terrorist attacks in the West in recent…

  • Nov182020

    Offline Meets Online: A Fused Messaging Ecosystem in Response to Violent Extremism in Mindanao

    Conflict in Mindanao is rooted in both socioeconomic factors and identity politics. At present, the…

  • Nov162020

    Online Terrorist Content: Is it Time for an Independent Regulator?

    In April 2019, the U.K. Government published its Online Harms white paper. This proposed the…

  • Nov132020

    Baghdadi Fan Mail

    An earlier version of this Insight incorrectly mentioned Denmark in the table below, instead of…

  • Nov112020

    Preempting the Storm: DOJ Moves to Tackle Terrorist and Criminal Use of Cryptocurrencies with Bolder International Approach

    Last month, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the publication of a Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework…

  • Nov092020

    Extremist Experimentation with Text-Based Instant Messaging Applications

    The text-based instant messaging platform Telegram has become a chief coordinating forum for several extremist…

  • Nov062020

    Social Media and the Murder of Samuel Paty

    Could better monitoring have prevented a terror attack? If we recap the spiral of events…

  • Nov052020

    The Hate Matrix of Online Gaming

    The word that the extreme right use to describe the political radicalisation of newcomers to…

  • Nov032020

    Linear Relationships Between Islamic State’s Extent of Territorial Control and its Visual Messaging Campaign

    The importance of online media campaigns to non-state, militant groups is difficult to overstate and…

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