Daniel Byman

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Daniel Byman is foreign policy editor of Lawfare. He is a senior fellow at the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, where he focuses on counterterrorism and Middle East security. He is also a professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. He is the author of "Road Warriors: Foreign Fighters in the Armies of Jihad."

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Digital Social Contract

Content Moderation Tools to Stop Extremism

Technology companies are more active than ever in trying to stop terrorists, white supremacists, conspiracy theorists, and other hateful individuals, organizations, and movements from exploiting their platforms, but government and public pressure to do more is growing. This paper presents a range of content moderation options for technology companies, discussing how they work in practice, their advantages, and their limits and risks.