A new European far-right group calling themselves Order of Dawn has apparently started a cryptocurrency crowdfunding campaign for their violent “Reconquista” of Europe. Order of Dawn endorses racism and anti-Semitism.
Extremist Content Online
The nature of extremists’ ongoing misuse of the Internet continues to evolve.
On July 8, 2018, a pro-ISIS channel called “Lethal Dose” surfaced on Telegram, the popular encrypted messaging app used by terrorists to recruit, communicate, and facilitate attacks.
Within the space of 24 hours, one of the hundreds of invisible Internet support companies that keep the web ticking behind the scenes had cut down what was blossoming into the ‘Facebook for ISIS.’
Extremist Content Online||CEP Staff
Advertisements from many well-known companies were found to be playing alongside a bomb-making video on the French web streaming platform, Dailymotion.
YouTube’s recent decision to again boost the requirement for videos that can be paired with paid advertising demonstrates the company’s ongoing challenge of monitoring and removing problematic content, including extremist and terrorist material.