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‘Twitter terrorist’ a danger to Canada, says panel

Thursday, July 16, 2015 @ 8:00 PM | By Ian Harvey

The rise of ISIS and its mastery of social media to attract participants and funding is a major threat to Canada, lawyer Christine Duhaime told an audience at the recent Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists conference in Toronto.

Duhaime, who specializes in anti-money laundering law and counter-terrorist financing, noted ISIS’s “Twitter terrorists effectively use social media to not only promote their cause but to spread its agenda, attract male and female participants and shill for money.

“They will use a hashtag around a video game...