EPISODE 5

Making ‘Smores with Nazis

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In this very special Bonus Episode of Stoppablehost Humera Khan engages in an in-depth conversation with Dr. Erin Saltman, the Director of Programming at the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT). Dr. Saltman talks about her time embedded in a youth camp in Hungary for the ultra right wing political party Jobbik (designated a “neo-Nazi Party” by the European Jewish Congress).

Dr. Saltman, the former head of Counter-terrorism and Dangerous Organizations Policy for Europe, Middle East and Africa for Facebook also discusses the important work the members of GIFCT are doing to “prevent terrorists and violent extremists from exploiting digital platforms” and about the term “borderline content” that is now increasingly come up in discussions. Reference: Erin Saltman and Micalie Hunt,  Borderline Content: Understanding the Gray Zone.