Terror at a click

News that a teenager here had planned to carry out a terror attack has parents worried about their children's activities online. But experts say the Internet is not solely to blame. The Sunday Times reports


Marine operations executive Shio Kumar thought little of his children's activities on the Internet until news broke that a 16-year-old had planned to carry out terror attacks here after being radicalised online.

The father of five - aged three to 24 - said his children had free access to devices but now questions the decision.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 31, 2021, with the headline 'Terror at a click'. Subscribe