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May 9, 2019

eGLYPH: Moving the Needle

In part three of CEP's nine-part video series, senior advisor Dr. Hany Farid discusses developing hashing technology to remove extremist content and tech companies' initial rejection.


May 1, 2019

Internet: Model of Technology with Dr. Hany Farid

In part two of a nine-part video series, CEP Senior Advisor Dr. Hany Farid describes the internet, the model of technology and our responsibility to mitigate harm.


April 24, 2019

Intro: Dr. Farid Introduces Nine-Part Video Series on Online Extremism

In part one of a nine-part video series, CEP Senior Advisor Dr. Hany Farid, the Albert Bradley 1915 Third Century Professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth College and incoming School of Information and EECS professor at UC Berkeley, introduces the...


March 22, 2019

CEP Senior Adviser Dr. Hany Farid on NPR

CEP Senior Advisor and a leading expert on digital forensics Dr. Hany Farid was interviewed by National Public Radio (NPR) about tech companies’ failure to prevent the reuploading of the New Zealand attack video.


March 20, 2019

CEP Senior Adviser Dr. Hany Farid on ABC News (Australia) Radio

CEP Senior Adviser and digital forensics expert Dr. Hany Farid discusses why social media companies have failed at curbing spread of New Zealand terror attack video and what can be done, with host of RN Breakfast Fran Kelly.


March 18, 2019

CEP President Fran Townsend on CBS This Morning

Following the March 15, 2019 attack on two mosques in New Zealand, CEP President Frances Townsend discusses whether the suspect was known to authorities and the role of social media.


March 15, 2019

CEP President Fran Townsend on CBSN Live

CEP President Fran Townsend discusses the New Zealand attacker's white supremacist manifesto.


March 15, 2019

CEP Senior Research Analyst Josh Lipowsky on Inside Edition

CEP's senior research analyst Josh Lipowsky highlights the role social media plays in the spread of extremist propaganda, following March 15, 2019 attacks on two mosques in New Zealand.


March 15, 2019

CEP CEO Mark Wallace on NBC Nightly News

CEP CEO Ambassador Mark D. Wallace talks tech platform failure to stop spread of New Zealand mosque attacks video.


March 15, 2019

CEP CEO Ambassador Mark Wallace on Bloomberg Technology

In the wake of a terrorist attack at two New Zealand mosques in Christchurch, CEP's Mark Wallace speaks with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Technology about tech platforms' failure to prevent spread of shooting video and extremist content.

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

God forbid, if a time comes when we have no choice but to watch our citizens breathe their final breaths, and when there are no ventilators… we will make six million Israeli settlers unable to breathe.

Yahya Sinwar, Leader of Hamas in Gaza Apr. 2, 2020
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