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ICCT in the Media: Teun van Dongen on Twitter's new privacy measures

January 10, 2022

On 14 December 2021, ICCT Senior Research Fellow and Programme Lead Teun van Dongen spoke with Dutch newspaper NRC regarding a new rule Twitter has implemented that aims to better protect the privacy of users, but has so far resulted in a large number of extremism researchers having their accounts blocked. In this article, Teun discusses the importance of studying right-wing extremism and the future impacts this policy may have on extremism research.

Read the full piece (in Dutch) below. 

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