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France is training eagles to destroy terrorists’ drones because it’s 2017 and shit’s weird

  • The Washington Post reported that four eagles have been training since they were chicks to tackle drones out of the sky amid French concerns over airborne terrorist attacks.
  • According to the Agence France-Presse, drones that flew over the French presidential palace and a restricted military site in 2015 sparked talk among military officials over how to combat similar attacks in the future.
  • But bullets can bring down more than drones when deployed in the midst of a large crowd, which prompted officials to seek out a more creative solution. Eagles. Read more (2/22/17 8:10 AM)

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2p Terrorizer:

Tech is a human sized robot that became a Butler to Maxi. He only serves and obeys Maxi, no one elses. But Tech does operate like a normal human, he has a heart, a mind, skin, and…a part. There’s a little fact about Tech, is that he actually has a feeling for Maxi, but only in a sexual way. Tech always wanted to be with Maxi, but doesn’t want to loose control. He has the strong urge of wanting to wreck Maxi, since he’s always hearing and seeing Maxi playing with his own toys in his room or his office.

In a moral society, ethics dictate the course of industry; in an amoral society, industry dictates the course of ethics.
—  Frederick Douglass

Facebook vows to fight Islamic terror — while ignoring the threat of white nationalism

  • In a policy blog post on Thursday, Facebook announced that it is using artificial intelligence and other methods to curb Islamic terror.
  • That distinction — Islamic extremism — is key. As Facebook noted, “We are currently focusing our most cutting edge techniques to combat terrorist content about ISIS, Al Qaeda and their affiliates.”
  • So no white supremacist terror groups or non-Islamic groups — although “we expect to expand to other terrorist organizations in due course,” the post says.
  • Facebook restated its stance against ISIS and Al Qaeda by offering transparency on how it handles content that may support terrorism, attempt to recruit from the platform or spread terrorist propaganda. Read more (6/16/17)

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Emoji Spells Against Terrorism

Expose those planning terrorist attacks.

Find and arrest terrorists.

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Prevent troubled individuals from being influenced by extremists.

Spread peace and love across the world.


YouTube, Twitter and Facebook reject claims they don’t do enough to fight terrorism online

  • Twitter, Facebook and YouTube have been working with counterterrorism agencies for years to develop policies policing the spread of terrorist propaganda on their sites, but U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May wants them to do more.
  • May lashed out at the top tech companies on Sunday for not doing enough to combat extremism ideology in the aftermath of Saturday’s London Bridge terror attack.
  • In the wake of May’s criticism, the tech companies are defending the work they say they’ve done to combat the spread of extremism in recent years. Read more (6/6/17)

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Mark Zuckerberg speaks out against terrorism 

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg released a strong statement of support and solidarity, after bombings in Pakistan killed at least 60 people at a park in Lahore on Easter Sunday. Facebook — particularly its Safety Check feature — has faced criticism in the past over what critics have said was a sloppy or arbitrary application.

Fake “Bernie” meme wants to trick Sanders’ supporters into making a deadly explosion

A short infographic pulled straight from the Anarchist Cookbook called “How to make Bernie Sander’s Glowsticks!” [sic] found its way to Tumblr, DeviantArt and Reddit in the past 48 hours. Made to look like a Sanders-approved guide to making small, blue glow sticks, it’s actually instructions for a deadly chlorine explosion. Thankfully, Tumblr users are calling out the truth. This GIF shows what such an explosive chlorine chemical reaction looks like.

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People think the dark web should be shut down. Why that’s an absurd idea.

“The Dark Web.” Sounds scary, right? You’ve probably heard of it, maybe in connection to online drug markets or rumors of terrorist plotting. A sweeping survey of over 24,000 people worldwide by a Canadian think tank shows that 71% of internet users believe the Dark Web “should be shut down.” That actually makes no sense.

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Facebook turns on “Safety Check” for Brussels attack

After the phone networks buckled under the weight of communications in Belgium, people cried out for Facebook to turn on Safety Check. Facebook answered the call and activated its emergency service. Immediately, the notifications spilled in. Here’s how to see if you need to check in, check on friends in the area, or to tell someone you’re safe.


After Brussels attack, terrorists are using Twitter to spread false alarms and lies

A collection of jihadi Twitter accounts are spreading information about false targets and attacks this morning, French news site Le Monde reported. Tweets claimed, incorrectly, that there are bombs placed at the European Commission building as well as the local University, Université libre de Bruxelles. Some accounts have put together messages with dangerous images as well.

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Apple won’t help the FBI hack the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone

On Tuesday, Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym of Federal District Court for the District of Central California ordered Apple to help the Federal Bureau of Investigation hack into the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. But Apple CEO Tim Cook announced in an open letter that he had zero intentions of complying with the order. Why Cook is taking such a firm stand.

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