How ‘Unicorn Riot’ Exposes The Far Right Online

More from: | Motherboard |
0

Last month, an independent media and activist organization called Unicorn Riot dumped more that 770,000 messages from the internal chat channels of Identity Europa, a neo-Nazi and white supremacy group.

It was just the latest in a long string of dumps and activities that Unicorn Riot has been doing against white supremacy groups online. Their goal? Expose them, and drive people away from them.

Subscribe to CYBER on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

Freddy Martinez is an activist, hacker, engineer and member of Unicorn Riot. This week, he joined CYBER host Ben Makuch to talk about how Unicorn Riot operates and how the group exposes and fights the growing phenomenon of far-right operatives on the internet.

(...)

Read full article » https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/d3nzpk/how-unicorn-riot-exposes-the-far-right-online


About | Motherboard |

Motherboard is a multi-platform multimedia publication, relying on longform reporting, in-depth blogging, and video and film production to ensure every story is presented in its most gripping and relatable format. Beyond that, we are dedicated to bringing our audience honest portraits of the futures we face, so you can be better informed in your decision-making today.

Write for Motherboard. We have contributors all around the world. We're looking for smart, highly original science and tech stories of any length (...)

»Twitter: @motherboard »Facebook: @motherboardtv »YouTube: Motherboardtv