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5/23/2016
02:23 PM

Microsoft Unveils Plan To Combat 'Terrorist Content'

Microsoft has unveiled a two-pronged approach to fighting back against terrorists' efforts to use the Internet and social media to communicate with one another and recruit new members.

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5/24/2016 | 7:48:06 AM
Positive alternative
I like the idea of the positive alternative advertising for those searching out terrorist material. I imagine more journalists than anyone will come across it, but it's good to know the option is there to provide a counter narrative.

When it comes to automatically searching out terrorist material though, I hope that that process will have some human oversight, as automated tools of the past have proved to be far from perfect.
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