Web of Terror

Web of Terror

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Web of Terror

Learning Outcomes

Criminology (Undergraduate)
  • Examine the uses of cyber-surveillance to prevent terrorism and solve terrorism-related cases
 

Functionality

This interactive documentary follows the story of the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008. Following the attacks, government agencies in the UK and India realized that they had been following the web activity of the attack’s mastermind. The iDoc gives the user the opportunity to view the data as the intelligence agencies would, introducing ideas around terrorism and surveillance in the digital age.

Subject

Computing, Criminology, Digital Culture

Creator

Frontline, PBS, ProPublica, The New York Times

Variables

None

Responsive

Yes

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