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    The vision of the GIFCT is to prevent terrorists and violent extremists from exploiting digital platforms.

    The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism brings together the technology industry, government, civil society, and academia to foster collaboration and information-sharing to counter terrorist and violent extremist activity online.

    GIFCT’s strategic planning and programming centers on three pillars:



    Equipping digital platforms and civil society groups with awareness, knowledge, and tools to develop sustainable programs to disrupt terrorist and violent extremist activity online



    Bringing together key stakeholders to mitigate the impact of a terrorist or violent extremist attack



    Supporting cutting-edge, practical research efforts at the intersection of extremism and technology

    Research and Resources from our Core Partners
    Global Network on Extremism & Technology

    Recent insights, reports, and digests from our academic research arm

    • Jan 19 2021

      Anti-5G, Infrastructure Sabotage, and COVID-19

      On 25 December 2020, as most Christians were celebrating with their families, a 63-year-old, white...
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    • Dec 17 2020

      ‘Crisis and a Loss of Control’ – Digital Extremism in German-Speaking Countries During the COVID-19 Crisis

      COVID-19 and the Extremist Hijacking of Anti-Lockdown Protests The COVID-19 pandemic has led to drastic...
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    Tech against Terrorism

    Latest news from our mentorship and knowledge-sharing partner

    • Feb 19 2021

      Reader’s Digest – 19 February 2021

      Our weekly review of articles on terrorist and violent extremist use of the internet, counterterrorism, digital...
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    • Feb 18 2021

      Our Response to Australia’s Online Safety Bill

      This month we submitted our response to the open consultation regarding the Government of Australia’s...
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    GIFCT is seeking proposals for briefing papers on the feasibility of expanding the taxonomy of hashed content included in... our hash-sharing database.

    Learn more about this 2021 strategic objective & submission details here:

    We're excited to welcome @DrNayankaPP as GIFCT’s new Program Associate!

    Dr. Paquete Perdigão's research spans the study of state-building ...processes, violent conflict, and peacebuilding in Africa. Read more about her expertise here:

    Don't miss our NEW Insight by @galwaygrrl for GNET partner @CYTREC_!

    Online Extremism and Terrorism Researcher Security and Privacy: Some Practical ...Advice

    "Given the blockchain technology structure, content posted onto Odysee cannot be removed or changed. This poses a serious dilemma on regulating the ...sharing of extremist content and propaganda," says @evianeleidig in a new Insight!

    A great opportunity to work with a smart and talented team.

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