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A multi-region empirical study on the internet presence of global extremist organizations

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A multi-region empirical study on the internet presence of global extremist organizations
Abstract Extremist organizations are heavily utilizing Internet technologies to increase their abilities to influence the world. Studying those global extremist organizations’ Internet presence would allow us to better understand extremist organizations’ technical sophistication and their propaganda plans. In this work, we explore an integrated approach for collecting and analyzing extremist Internet presence. We employed automatic Web crawling techniques to build a comprehensive international extremist Web collection. We then used a systematic content analysis tool called the Dark Web Attribute System to analyze and compare these extremist organizations’ Internet usage from three perspectives: technical sophistication, content richness, and Web
Jialun Qin, Yilu Zhou, Hsinchun Chen
Added 14 May 2011
Updated 14 May 2011
Type Journal
Year 2011
Where ISF
Authors Jialun Qin, Yilu Zhou, Hsinchun Chen
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