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How Alphabet’s Jigsaw think tank is fighting radicalization online

19/02/2019

Jigsaw — a unit within Alphabet — is one of the most important projects working towards countering cyber attacks, censorship, and online extremism. Using AI and machine learning, Jigsaw is tackling political challenges with technology, not policy. One of their most recent projects is the security app Intra,...
Jigsaw — a unit within Alphabet — is one of the most important projects working towards countering cyber attacks, censorship, and online extremism. Using AI and machine learning, Jigsaw is tackling political challenges with technology, not policy. One of their most recent projects is the security app Intra, which protects its users from government censorship by passing all browsing queries and traffic through an encrypted connection to a trusted DNS (Domain Name Server). The app has been a success in Venezuela, where state-sponsored DNS manipulation has been used to prevent Venezuelans from accessing news sites. We recently spoke with Patricia Georgiou, Jigsaw’s… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Alphabet Jigsaw — a unit within Alphabet — is one of the most important projects working towards countering cyber attacks, censorship, and online extremism. Using AI and machine learning, Jigsaw is tackling political challenges with technology, not policy. One of their most recent projects is the security app Intra, which protects its users from government censorship by passing all browsing queries and traffic through an encrypted connection to a trusted DNS (Domain Name Server). The app has been a success in Venezuela, where state-sponsored DNS manipulation has been used to prevent Venezuelans from accessing news sites. We recently spoke with Patricia Georgiou, Jigsaw’s… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Alphabet
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