The Sri Lankan government responded to Sunday’s deadly terrorist attacks in part, by shutting down access to some social media sites, calling the ban a temporary way to stop the spread of unverified and speculative information.
We spoke with Cipher Brief expert Farah Pandith, former chair of a Department of Homeland Security Task Force on countering violent extremism. She is also the author of How We Win: How Cutting-Edge Entrepreneurs, Enlightened Business Leaders and Social Media Mavens Can Defeat the Extremist Threat.
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