Violent radical content on the Internet – first outputs of IIEA study

As part of the IIEA study on non-legislative measures to prevent the dissemination of violent radical material on the Internet for the European Commission, the following outputs were released in December 2009: Request For Comments document: An initial overview of the legal environment regulating child abuse, hatred and racism, copyright infringement, and terrorist content on … Continue reading Violent radical content on the Internet – first outputs of IIEA study

Speech at European Commission public private dialogue.

I spoke at the European Commission Public Private Dialogue to fight online illegal activities, Brussels, 27 November 2009. My talk below... Text of statement by Johnny Ryan, Senior Researcher, Institute of International & European Affairs, at the European Commission Public Private Dialogue to fight online illegal activities, Brussels, 27 November 2009.. Preliminary remarks: It is … Continue reading Speech at European Commission public private dialogue.

Reuters – on the UK proposals on militant websites

"...experts have expressed serious doubts about what can be effective to prevent radicalisation over the Internet, saying little research has been carried out. Johnny Ryan, Senior Researcher at Dublin's Institute of International and European Affairs, has told Reuters that users could easily circumvent any restrictions imposed by the authorities. Web sites could relocate from one … Continue reading Reuters – on the UK proposals on militant websites