10 episodes

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 activity online is on the rise. The Tech Against Terrorism team is committed to supporting the tech industry in their fight against terrorist exploitation of the internet, whilst respecting human rights. In this podcast they speak to various experts in the field to find out how these insidious messages are being spread – and what we’re doing to stop them.

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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 activity online is on the rise. The Tech Against Terrorism team is committed to supporting the tech industry in their fight against terrorist exploitation of the internet, whilst respecting human rights. In this podcast they speak to various experts in the field to find out how these insidious messages are being spread – and what we’re doing to stop them.

    S2E5 - A Gender Approach to Women's Role in the Online Extremist Sphere

    S2E5 - A Gender Approach to Women's Role in the Online Extremist Sphere

    Across the ideological spectrum, there are misconceptions and oversimplifications when it comes to discussing the role of women in terrorist organisations. From the perception that women are groomed into joining violent extremist groups and can...

    • 46 min
    S2E4 - Regulating the online sphere

    S2E4 - Regulating the online sphere

    How to best regulate the online sphere will be amongst the most important topics of the upcoming decade. Up until recently, laws have been in place that serve to mostly shield digital intermediaries from liability for third-party illegal content on...

    • 49 min
    S2E3 - How are terrorists and violent extremists using gamification?

    S2E3 - How are terrorists and violent extremists using gamification?

    “You can sit at home and play Call of Duty or you can come and respond to the real Call of Duty…the choice is yours.” This was tweeted by a well-known ISIS hacker and propagandist. Gaming culture and popular video games, such as Call of Duty and World...

    • 48 min
    S2E2: Far-right violent extremists and meme culture

    S2E2: Far-right violent extremists and meme culture

    During the recent protests against the coronavirus lockdown in the US, a protester was spotted with a flyer referring to “Boogaloo”, a popular far-right violent extremist slang term calling for a new civil war that has turned into a meme culture of its...

    • 35 min
    S2E1: How Nordic neo-Nazis use the internet

    S2E1: How Nordic neo-Nazis use the internet

    The Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM) is a neo-Nazi organisation that was originally founded in Sweden. The movement, which is openly anti-semitic, anti-immigration and anti-gay, aims to dismantle Nordic parliamentary democracies and replace them with a...

    • 38 min
    S1E5: How mainstream media can spread terrorist propaganda

    S1E5: How mainstream media can spread terrorist propaganda

    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...

    • 39 min

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