Ali on combating online extremism

January 27, 2021 The Cipher Brief

In the aftermath of the violent attack on the Capitol on January 6th, Ford School Towsley Policymaker in Residence Javed Ali suggests a number of policy changes related to tracking violent extremist content online, including, "greater emphasis on information-sharing about violent extremist-related content on different platforms between tech companies," and studies meant to explore "whether different terms of service agreements across tech companies can be more harmonized around definitions of what constitutes content that promotes violent extremist action." 

The commentary in The Cipher Brief can be seen here.