Web 3.0: The Decentralised Web Promises to Make the Internet Free Again
September 4, 2019
One of our Top 4 Blog posts of 2019 was Loránd Bodó’s Decentralised Terrorism: The Next Big Step for the So-Called Islamic State (IS)? Today’s post presents the pros and cons of what’s sometimes called ‘Web 3.0.’ [Ed.] By Edina Harbinja and Vasileios Karagiannopoulos Have you recently considered deleting your Facebook account, boycotting Amazon or ...
ISIS Use of Smaller Platforms and the DWeb to Share Terrorist Content
July 3, 2019
Summary of Tech Against Terrorism’s analysis: Analysis of more than 45,000 URLs since 2014 across more than 330 platforms shows that smaller platforms are heavily targeted by ISIS and that 49% of all URLs were found on just eight of these platforms. Key conclusions: ISIS experimentation with small social media platform Koonekti is the most ...
Decentralised Terrorism: The Next Big Step for the so-called Islamic State (IS)?
December 12, 2018
By Loránd Bodó Understanding terrorists’ use of the Internet is of paramount importance, especially in the context of today’s digital efforts to counter violent extremism. In particular, IS and its unprecedented, successful, multilingual and multimedia online campaigns have led to a surge of academic interest across the globe since 2014. Tech and social media companies ...