On Sunday, Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault criticized major tech companies like Facebook for their inability and unwillingness to effectively stop the spread of hateful or extremist material on their platforms. Guilbeault indicated that...
tech's misleading arguments
Tech & Terrorism: Tech’s Activist Role In Content Moderation Undermines Industry Arguments For Section 230 Protections
Technology giants like Facebook, Twitter, and Google/YouTube have long maintained that they are merely neutral platforms and cannot be held responsible for what users choose to post and share on their sites. Section 230 of the Communications Decency...
This week, Google filed a lawsuit in administrative court in Germany to challenge a portion of the country’s expanded 2018 Network Enforcement Act (NetzDG). NetzDG regulates online content moderation and requires online platforms to remove...
Writing for the EU Reporter, Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Executive Director David Ibsen last week criticized Big Tech for failing to take responsibility for the spread of extremist content on their platforms by deflecting blame onto smaller sites...
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
On October 26, 2017, three U.N. peacekeepers were killed in an IED attack on the road between Aguelhok and Tessalit in Mali. Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) claimed responsibility for the attack.
CEP on Twitter
Sweden repatriated 11 nationals linked to ISIS from northeastern Syria. Earlier this month, UK, Germany, Denmark, a… https://t.co/BaSr9lHguu
Children as young as 13 years old have been caught “planning and negotiating with others online to carry out catast… https://t.co/RFimL9jubH
Armed men attacked a jail in Nigeria’s Oyo State late Friday, freeing over 800 inmates in the third such major atta… https://t.co/v4hzJtD4xo
Icymi – U.S. CENTCOM spokesman confirmed that the military had killed senior al-Qaeda leader Abdul Hamid al-Matar i… https://t.co/prFchFwhO0
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