Efforts to remove content online is essentially ‘Whack-a-Mole’. New items are posted as quickly – or even more quickly – than old items are removed. Do we really want to play this game with terrorists?
How do MAGA hats, swastikas and ISIS flags lead to violent extremism?
What to make of a new NSIRA report criticising CSIS for using open source info to help it do its job?
In the wake of a brutal killing and beheading of a French teacher in October for his ‘crime’ of showing the Muhammad cartoons, a report has come out saying French security and intelligence services failed to “appreciate the gravity of the defamatory campaign on social media against the teacher”. In other words, the French blew it. […]
A startling look at the unexpected places where violent hate groups recruit young people.
Assumptions that the violent extremist threat from individuals associated with RWE and other terrorist ideologies may be overstated.
Canadians are supposedly really active on right wing extremism websites. How worried should we be? Have a listen to how Borealis sees this data.
Law enforcement and security agencies use a wealth of sources in their investigations, including openly-available data.
How a grade 4 lesson that included material critical of Alberta’s oil industry prompted a Facebook debate among parents that devolved into threats and prompted the school to call in the RCMP and cancel a holiday dance.
Having polar opposite views or smaller disagreements on any subject matter, including terrorism, is acceptable: ad hominem slander is not.