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Russia: Bots To Look For Extremism Online

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Technology, RuNet Echo

Lenta.ru reported [1]that Roskomnadzor, Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Communication, intends to use a special software designed to spot extremist content online. The software will check text, audio and video footage on the Web for words and phrases containing calls for violence and social and national hatred, infomation on manufacturing and dissemination of drugs. etc.