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Posts tagged with ‘Technology’

  • Feb212024

    Tech Triumphs or Terrors: The Implications of Emerging Technologies on Bioterrorism

    Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic served as a stark reminder of the profound impact that biological threats can have on global…

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  • Jan222024

    Harnessing Peacetech for Socio-Political Resilience in Benin

    Introduction In May 2019, Benin suffered its first major incursion by violent Islamist extremists –likely linked to the quickly expanding…

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  • Apr142023

    Extremist NFTs: How Does Blockchain Immortalise Extremism?

    Introduction Blockchain allows users to preserve unique art, games, and photographs. One of the famous examples is the art collection…

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  • Feb242023

    Technochauvinism and Online Extremism

    Introduction In recent years, we’ve witnessed the continued rise of technochauvinism and its sibling phenomena, ‘techno-solutionism’, which gained notoriety as…

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  • Feb202023

    Assessing the Impact of 3D-Printed Weapons on the Violent Extremist Milieu

    Introduction  In October 2022, British police raided a suspected gun factory in northwest London, which was found to be producing…

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  • Dec092022

    Misogynistic Extremism and the Fallacy of Technochauvinism

    This Insight is part of GNET’s Gender and Online Violent Extremism series in partnership with Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre. This series…

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  • Jun132022

    The Rise of Narco-Terrorism in the Age of the Internet

    Narco-terrorism is a term that explains drug trafficking cartels/organised crime groups which resort to terrorism to achieve their aims. Narco-terrorism…

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  • Jan252022

    The EU Nuclear Option and the Potential for a Recrudescence of Anti-Nuclear Violence

    The recent publication of the EU Taxonomy on 1 January 2022 envisions substantial investments in nuclear energy to meet the…

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  • Jun162021

    Stopping Terrorist Violence, One Cellphone Shutdown at a Time

    In 2008, terrorists were involved in carrying out deadly attacks in Mumbai which killed 172 people and were spread across…

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  • May102021

    Collaboration and Legislation: Confronting Online Violent Extremism from New Zealand

    It’s unclear exactly how many times the livestreamed video of the 2019 Christchurch attack was viewed or shared before the…

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