ISIS French Media Outlet Uses Firefox Add-on To Share New Website

May 23, 2017

On May 21, 2017, the An-nur Media Center, ISIS’s official media outlet distributing material in French, distributed a browser add-on for Mozilla Firefox that directs its users to a website containing all of its materials – ISIS audios, videos and documents – and which automatically redirects them to the site’s new address if the old one is shut down.  The add-on, shared on several French-language Telegram channels, is aimed at dealing with a problem increasingly faced by An-nur and other ISIS outlets, namely the closure of accounts and websites carrying their materials, including by Telegram, which has been favored by ISIS lately as a relatively stable platform for distribution.

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