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Global alliance against extremist online content starts independent organisation to intensify efforts

Tuesday 24 September 2019 | 09:01 CET | News
The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT), started in 2017 by Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube to share and then take down information on extremist content, has announced it will now become an independent organisation, led by an executive director and supported by dedicated technology, counterterrorism and operations teams. The idea is to further strengthen expertise and cooperation with both civil society and governments in order to counter the increasingly sophisticated methods being used by terrorists and violent extremists on digital platforms. The announcement was

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