The Conflict in Jammu and Kashmir and the Convergence of Technology and Terrorism

The Conflict in Jammu and Kashmir and the Convergence of Technology and Terrorism
7th January 2020 GNET Team
GNET Team
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This report is from Phase 1 of GIFCT’s research network initiative. Please note that during this time the network was known as the Global Research Network on Terrorism and Technology (GRNTT) and was delivered by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).

This paper attempts to highlight the problems faced by social media companies with regard to dangerous content online, and to provide recommendations for what they can do in the context of Jammu and Kashmir’s developing online theatre of both potential radicalisation and recruitment. It also provides the Indian government with recommendations for working with technology companies, law enforcement and security officials on the ground, highlighting the new challenges posed by the use of the internet by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir.

 

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