News tagged with terror attacks

What Americans should fear in cyberspace

A recent Pew poll found that Americans are more afraid of a cyber attack than they are of Iranian nuclear weapons, the rise of China or climate change. Such fears are not only out of proportion to risk; if they take hold, ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Security
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French official: Europe must defend privacy rights

(AP) -- Europe and the United States don't agree on how to strike the right balance between protecting privacy rights and battling the terror threat, the head of France's data protection watchdog said Friday.

dateNov 18, 2011 in Internet
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Swedish papers limit web comments to stem racism

(AP) -- Three of Sweden's biggest newspapers are changing their websites to monitor instant, anonymous comments from readers - a move designed to crack down on Internet expressions of racism and hatred.

dateAug 30, 2011 in Internet
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Reintegrating extremist into society

The UK government's increasingly punitive response to those involved in terrorism risks undermining efforts to successfully reintegrate former extremists, according to research by the University of St Andrews.

dateJan 30, 2015 in Social Sciences
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What makes solo terrorists tick?

The double terrorist attack in Norway last July, which claimed 77 lives, has moved violent acts committed by single individuals up the political, media and now research agendas. Known as "lone wolf terrorism," these acts ...

dateDec 15, 2011 in Social Sciences
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