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Social media link to attacks poses dilemma

Filtering out terrorists on networks like Facebook and Twitter a challenging task, both technically and from a civil liberties perspective

In Congress, Senators Dianne Feinstein and Richard Burr have proposed legislation to require online communications services to report potential terrorist activity.

San Francisco

PRESSURE is growing on social networks to play a bigger role in finding and weeding out jihadists and others looking to recruit members and plot deadly attacks.

But it's more complicated than it sounds: networks like Facebook and Twitter support free expression, and...

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