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The extremist Islamist presence in Canadian webspace: an empirical study.

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posted on 23.05.2021, 12:02 by Neil Thomson
This paper outlines the results of a two month study in which a series of extremist Islamist websites - registered, hosted or given datacentre services by Canadian internet companies- were empirically observed. The results of this project are inserted into a framework which explores the misuse and wrongful application of the "terrorist" signifier to substate or nonstate activities, discerns between the purported use of the internet by extremist Islamist organizations for destructive means and the real use of the internet by such groups, and suggests a number of conclusions based on prior administrative responses to the extremist Islamist use of the internet. The full results of this project can he viewed at http://www.stonnloader.com/metnbers/nordicfury.

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Degree

Master of Arts

Program

Communication and Culture

Granting Institution

Greg Elmer Ryerson University

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