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  • The Self-Regulation Mistake

    New Europe | February 25, 2018
    In 2018 the public and policymakers will have to reckon with the ever-growing power of the tech industry. Alphabet, Google’s parent company, is now valued at $730 billion (€605 billion)...
  • Tech companies have no incentive to monitor their content – so governments need to give them one, sharpish

    Telegraph | February 12, 2018
    The devastating impact of online radicalisation through extremist videos was felt far too often in 2017. Whether it was the attacks carried out in Manchester and London by Islamist extremists...
  • The Case for Removing Extremist Videos From the Internet

    New York Times | November 30, 2017
    A major victory in the fight against extremism was secured last month when YouTube announced that it had taken down the lectures and sermons of Anwar al-Awlaki, an American who...
  • In ‘Watershed Moment,’ YouTube Blocks Extremist Cleric’s Message

    New York Times | November 12, 2017
    For eight years, the jihadist propaganda of Anwar al-Awlaki has helped shape a generation of American terrorists, including the Fort Hood gunman, the Boston Marathon bombers and the perpetrators of...
  • Google’s counter-narrative experiment cannot overcome years of neglect

    New Europe | November 06, 2017
    Google wants you to believe it is doing its utmost to counter violent extremist content on its YouTube platform. Yet the tech company has been criticized for their record of...
  • Automated systems fight ISIS propaganda, but at what cost?

    The Verge | September 06, 2016
    The spread of ISIS propaganda online has put social media companies in a tough position. Governments are urging Facebook, Twitter, and Google to more aggressively remove extremist content, in the...
  • Surveillance: Halting the hate

    The Economist | June 23, 2016
    AMERICAN officials referred to Anwar al-Awlaki as a senior recruiter for al-Qaeda. After being connected to numerous terrorist attacks, in 2011 he became one of the first United States citizens...
  • Dr. Hany Farid Featured on "Morning Joe"

    Counter Extremism Project | June 23, 2016
    Dartmouth College Computer Science Professor and Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Senior Advisor Dr. Hany Farid was interviewed on "Morning Joe" today about the development of exciting new technology that could...
  • A Tool to Delete Beheading Videos Before They Even Appear Online

    The Atlantic | June 22, 2016
    A week before opening fire on an Orlando nightclub, Omar Mateen was on Facebook. Perhaps he was looking for inspiration: According to the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee...
  • There’s a new tool to take down terrorism images online. But social-media companies are wary of it

    The Washington Post | June 21, 2016
    President Obama suggested that extremist information spread online inspired a Florida man to commit the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history at a gay nightclub in Orlando last week —...

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On June 13, 2016, convicted terrorist Larossi Abballa stabbed to death two married police officers in their home in Magnanville, France, in an attack claimed by ISIS. Abballa livestreamed the murder on Facebook and held the couple’s three-year-old son hostage before police stormed the home.

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