Decentralized terror networks mirror open source development

The former Air Force counter-terrorism officer, technology analyst, and software entrepreneur recognized early, early on the kind of threat we were facing. That’s because he had seen it before, in the digital realm. These overlapping terror networks looked and acted a lot like the open source software community online: independent operators that are quick to learn, quick to change, quick to swarm, and beyond dangerous to any competitor.

Read the full interview with Brave New War author John Robb from WIRED. Previously from WNM: 4GW: Network warfare. Do networks neutralize traditional military might?

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