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Policy Options and Regulatory Mechanisms for Managing Radicalization on the Internet


Policy Options and Regulatory Mechanisms for Managing Radicalization on the Internet

Abstract: 

This report analyses the legal measures taken specifically against online radicalisation adopted by 32 countries representing the 6 geographical regions of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It also examines international treaties, European directives, and resolutions at a regional and international level in an attempt to identify grounds of a common understanding and a consensual approach to measures against online radicalisation by the international community. The paper was prepared as a contribution to an international conference of high-level experts entitled "Internet and the radicalization of youth: Preventing, Acting and Living together", organised by UNESCO and the Government of Québec, Canada, from October 30 to November 1 2016.

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Full Citation: 

Shefet, Dan. 2016. "Policy Options and Regulatory Mechanisms for Managing Radicalization on the Internet." The Communication Initiative Network (September). http://www.comminit.com/global/content/policy-options-and-regulatory-mechanisms-managing-radicalization-internet

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