Tech Against Terrorism

Tech Against Terrorism

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The Tech Against Terrorism podcast takes a deep dive into terrorist and far-right abuse of the internet. Whether it’s radicalising people through posts on the decentralized web, or uploading manifestos and attack videos to social media, extremist activ?


mainstream media can spread terrorist propaganda
Jan 10 • 39 min
In the case of the recent terrorist attack in Christchurch, British and Australian tabloids were instrumental in making the gunman’s attack video and manifesto go viral. There have been a number of occasions where the work of the tech sector to take…
terrorism is financed
Nov 29, 2019 • 52 min
Although terrorist and extremist groups largely use traditional methods to fund their activities, the anonymity cryptocurrency affords is becoming an increasingly attractive alternative. Join Adam Hadley and Lorand Bodo as they speak to Nick Furneau…
The power and responsibility of Open Source Intelligence
Oct 23, 2019 • 53 min
Effective analysis of publicly available information is critical in countering terrorist use of the internet. But just as open source intelligence can used as a tool for good, would-be terrorists can also exploit the data to plan attacks. Join Adam …
we fight terrorism while protecting human rights
Oct 11, 2019 • 48 min
Human rights experts around the world have warned that the rush to tackle terrorist activity online has had worrying implications for fundamental human rights and freedom of speech. How do we differentiate between ‘free speech’ and speech that aims …
do terrorists use the internet?
Sep 13, 2019 • 42 min
Whether it’s a manifesto posted on 8chan or an attack video uploaded to Facebook, terrorists and right-wing extremists are increasingly using the internet as a way to spread their hate-filled messages. In this episode, we find out how these group…