TITLE

Terrorism and the Internet: New Media—New Threat?

AUTHOR(S)
Conway, Maura
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Parliamentary Affairs;Apr2006, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p283
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the political uses of the Internet, which have been used by ordinary citizens, political activists, organized interests, governments and others to achieve political goals, particularly from among the terrorists groups. It was pointed out that online activities have substantially improve the ability of such terrorist groups to raise funds, lure new faithful and reach a mass audience.
ACCESSION #
21306464

 

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