Bloomberg explains that Big technology companies have added the digital signatures of 40,000 terrorist videos and images to a shared database as they seek to keep extremist content off their platforms : https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-04/tech-companies-identify-remove-40-000-terrorist-videos-images
On december 5, 2017, Trivalent project participate in Brussels to t he European Commission’s 9th Community of Users on Safe, Secure and Resilient Socieities Workshop on Radicalisation.
This workshop aims:
To identify synergies and increase connections between H2020 and ISF-P-funded projects on radicalisation and related issues
To identify structural and research gaps that each project aims to overcome;
To identify good dissemination and communication practices and determine how each project intend to reach its target audiences;
Discuss the possibilities in sustaining and continuing the work after the end of the projects.
The agenda can be seen
See also as feedback of this event, the document issued by Trivalent Coordination Office available here.
The european projects represented were CONTRA, DANTE, FIRST LINE, LIAISE 2, MINDb4ACT, Pericles, PRACTICIES, RED-Alert, SAFFRON, STRESAVIORA II, TENSOR, TRIVALENT, and VOX-Pol.
Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management, and Brian Fishman, Head of Counterterrorism Policy, try to answer this Hard Question on Facebook Newsroom : https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2017/11/hard-questions-are-we-winning-the-war-on-terrorism-online/
The Chicago Project on Security and Threats, which analyzed some 1,400 videos released by IS between 2013 and 2016 made some interesting conclusions. Read them in this article publshed in The Seattle Times
Rome- November 24th
A dissemination workshop was organized by the TRIVALENT team with the aim of presenting the objectives of the project and discussing the new scenarios of radicalization. The meeting has been the occasion for several experts from different backgrounds to meet and discuss about how address and successfully contrast the radicalisation challenges.
the program here
Some pictures of the event:
An executive board meeting took place on 23 November 2017 in the Department of Political Science of Roma Tre University.
You can see the
agenda of this meeting that involves also all the WP leaders.
ISIS’s famed propaganda machine will never be the same. In the inaugural issue of the MDC’s (Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies) new weekly, “Jihadiscope,” Gilad Shiloach explains why.
An accurate analysis of the subject by Dario Cristiani in the Terrorism Monitor (Volume 15 Issue 20), a Jamestown Foundation publication
Expert System hosted the first WP3 face to face meeting in Madrid on 19 October 2017 : an intense and productive day.
9:00 Arrival & Coffee
9:15 Introduction and Plan of the Day
9:30 T3.1 work progress (ESI)
9:45 T3.2 work progress (UPM)
10:00 T3.3 work progress (Z&P)
10:15 T3.4 work progress (OU)
10:30 Case Study of SAFFRON Project (VISEO)
[10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break]
11:00 Data-flow Architecture and Pipelines (ESI)
11:30 Datasets – Analysis & Annotation (OU)
12:00 Radicalisation Classification – Architecture and Pipeline (Z&P)
12:30 Process dataset by COGITO – test input, output, accuracy, speed (ESI)
[13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Break]
14:30 Multilingual corpus (test translator, COGITO) (ESI)
16:30 Wrap up