Europol to battle Islamic State social media propaganda

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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2015 file photo, the head of the European Union's police agency Europol, Rob Wainwright, answers questions during an interview in The Hague, Netherlands. Rob Wainwright told The Associated Press on Monday, June 22, 2015 a new unit at Europol will next month start fighting Islamic State propaganda and recruiters in cyberspace in a crackdown on the terror network's social media activities. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A new unit at the European Union’s Europol police agency will start fighting Islamic State group propaganda and recruiters in cyberspace next month in a crackdown on the terror network’s sophisticated use of social media.

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