Jun 27, 2019
By Zoomer Podcast Network
Jane Brown is filling in for Libby Znaimer. She is joined by Logan Macnair of the International CyberCrime Research Centre at Simon Fraser University. Macnair’s research focuses on the relationship between social media and terrorism. He provides his perspective on the government’s initiatives against online extremism.
The government of Canada is introducing new initiatives to combat terrorism and violent extremism online. Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the announcement yesterday. The plan comes as part of Canada’s commitment to adopt the Christchurch Call to Action.