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Twitter Mass Bans Terrorism Accounts, Adds Quality Control Features

In response to criticism from many world governments that it isn’t doing enough to combat terrorist speech, Twitter has revealed that over 360,000 accounts have been deleted for promoting terrorism…

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NSA’s Machine Learning Algorithm May Be Killing Innocent People

Machine learning algorithms are incredibly useful. Generating search engine results and assisting in scientific research are among the numerous applications of such algorithms. Despite their utility, perhaps the existing algorithms…

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Widow Sues Twitter For Allowing ISIS Speech

Tamara Fields, the widow of an American who was killed in a terrorist attack in Jordan, has filed a lawsuit against Twitter for allowing ISIS to use its platform to…

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White House and Silicon Valley Hold Summit on Fighting Terrorism

The White House recently held a summit with top executives in Silicon Valley on the topic of combating terrorism online. Some of the biggest technology companies in America were represented…

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Sweeping Anti-Terrorism Bill Raises Civil Rights Concerns in Canada

The controversial anti-terrorism bill, known as Bill C-51, was passed by the Canadian House of Commons, despite concerns raised by privacy and civil rights activists. Although it still has to…

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French Government to Block Websites Supporting Terrorism

The French Government recently adopted a decree which aims to crack down on sites distributing child pornography as well as sites supporting terrorism. Under the terms of this decree, ISPs…

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Anonymous attacks ISIS on Social Media

Calling their campaign #OpISIS, the hacktivist group Anonymous is targeting ISIS’s social media presence: The group is claiming responsibility for taking down hundreds of ISIS social media accounts. To add,…

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Call of Duty Director Hired as Strategic Military Adviser

Dave Anthony, who’s been behind the call of duty series as both a producer and a direction, was recently been invited to join the ominously named Atlantic Council, an influential…