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    • Dec112019

      Progress for the Independent GIFCT

      At the United Nations General Assembly this past September, we announced that GIFCT would become an independent organization in order…

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    • Oct172019

      Update to GIFCT Statement on Halle Statement

      Update to GIFCT Statement on Halle Shooting: Following the tragic shooting in Halle, Germany, on Wednesday October 9, the Global…

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    • Oct092019

      First GIFCT statement on the shooting in Halle, Germany on October 9, 2019:

      “Following the tragic shooting in Halle, Germany today, the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) has activated a Content…

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    • Sep232019

      Next Steps for GIFCT

      Today, members of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) are meeting with government leaders, led by New Zealand…

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    • Jul242019

      July 24 GIFCT Updates

      In summer 2017, Facebook, YouTube, Microsoft and Twitter came together to form the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT).…

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    • May152019

      Actions to Address the Abuse of Technology to Spread Terrorist and Violent Extremist Content

      Today, the G7 government and tech industry leaders met in Paris to discuss how to curb the spread of terrorism…

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    • Apr112019

      Launching an updated version of Jihadology to limit terrorist exploitation of the site

      Today the academic website Jihadology.net has been re-launched and updated so that particularly sensitive terrorist-related content is only accessible by…

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    • Mar182019

      Industry Cooperation

      Members of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) coordinate regularly on terrorism and have been in close contact…

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    • Dec212018

      To Stop Terror Content Online, Tech Needs to Work Together

      Wherever we live, whatever our background, we’ve all seen the pain caused by senseless acts of terrorism. Just last week,…

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    • Jun182018

      Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism: an update on our efforts to use technology, support smaller companies and fund research to fight terrorism online

      Last year, we—YouTube, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter—formed the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT). Since then, we’ve worked collaboratively…

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