Inside Somalia’s War on Al-Shabab Disinformation

Adam Hadley is the executive director of Tech Against Terrorism, a non-profit based in London that focuses on disrupting the use of the internet by terrorist groups.

He says al-Shabab is one of the most sophisticated actors in terms of the ways that it uses the internet to share its material.

“In any given week, around 20 to 25% of the content we find on the internet has likely been created by al-Shabab,” he said. “It's essentially the largest single producer of terrorist material on the internet.”

Voice of America, 14 March 2024

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