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  • ICT and Education in India

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    No doubt the issue raised by Maria Farooq in Defending the Global Village is very pertinent to India. The chronology of events over the last fourteen years shows it clearly- ICT has been used as a tool  for numerous terrorist attacks.  But I couldn’t agree more that despite the fact that […]

  • The Changing Face of Terrorism

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    With a few notable exceptions, the weapons and tactics of terrorists have not changed, but the perceptions of threat and the vulnerability of modern societies have. [issuu width=420 height=299 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120131145704-5ddfa9a8e8004d539af4227605d232ec name=the_changing_face_of_terrorism username=futurechallenges tag=cybercrime unit=px id=c4c498e3-b1e5-2a53-400e-880bbff742ea v=2]

  • Terrorism and the Internet: New Media – New Threat?

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    The internet is a powerful political instrument, which is increasingly employed by terrorists to forward their goals. The five most prominent contemporary terrorist uses of the net are information provision, financing, networking, recruitment, and information gathering. This article describes and explains each of these uses and follows up with examples. […]