Christchurch

3 days ago

How the Germany Synagogue Shooter’s Manifesto Follows the Far-Right Playbook

The document was in English, not his native tongue, in an apparent goal of reaching as wide an audience as possible.

4 days ago

The German Synagogue Shooter's Twitch Video Didn't Go Viral. Here's Why.

Wednesday's shooting was the first big test of Big Tech’s new alliance to defend against viral violence.

10.8.19

How Telegram Became White Nationalists' Go-To Messaging Platform

More than two-thirds of 150 far-right channels were created in 2019, an exclusive analysis by VICE News found.

10.3.19

Facebook Went to War Against White Supremacist Terror After Christchurch. Will It Work?

Facebook’s 350-person counterterrorism team is retraining its tools for far-right meme culture.

9.22.19

DHS Just Finally Recognized White Nationalism as a Major Terror Threat

Its the first time the department has placed major emphasis on countering the threat of white nationalism coming from inside the U.S.

8.13.19

Here's How Many Guns People Have Already Handed Over in New Zealand (Hint: It's a Lot)

Buyback programs are part of gun legislation passed after the Christchurch massacre.

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8.6.19

Eco-Fascism: the Racist Theory That Inspired the El Paso and Christchurch Shooters

Both believed immigrants were destroying the environment, a racist trope that's gaining steam among white nationalists.

7.16.19

Months After a Terrorist Attack, New Zealand Begins to Hand Over Its Guns

More than 900 gun owners have registered to hand over their firearms.

5.27.19

Twitch Flooded with Streams of 'Game of Thrones', Porn, and the Christchurch Attack Video

After no one watched streams for Valve-created game Artifact, some users started their own meme streams. Then other content seeped in.

5.22.19

New Zealand Just Filed Its First-Ever Terrorism Charges Against the Christchurch Mosque Shooter

He’s been charged under New Zealand’s terrorism suppression law, which was enacted in 2002 after the 9/11 attacks in New York City.

4.17.19

Machine Learning Identifies Weapons in the Christchurch Attack Video. We Know, We Tried It

It took 29 minutes for a Facebook user to first report the livestream of the Christchurch terrorist. Now a machine learning system spots weapons in the stream with an over 90 percent confidence rating.

4.14.19

Christchurch is still reeling from New Zealand’s worst mass shooting

“There’s something about Christchurch now. There’s this weird cloud over it.”

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