Law enforcement catching up with terrorists, cyber criminals that use Internet to connect

Terrorists recruit on file-host sites

By Shaun Waterman
Washington Times

Terrorists using Internet techniques pioneered by child molesters and copyright pirates to recruit new followers lost a battle when Pakistani authorities arrested five Americans who reportedly wanted to join the jihad.

But videos, audios and written missives from Osama bin Laden and militant Muslim clerics continue to flow through cyberspace in an effort to attract new followers, experts say.

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