'Nazi Shazam' Police Devise App to Curb Far-Right Music

German police have developed a Shazam-like smartphone app that allows them to identify far-right rock songs by playing just a brief sample. It could make it harder for neo-Nazis to lure under-18s with music, which is seen as a "gateway drug" into the scene.
Right-wing extremists at a demonstration in Berlin: Police are hoping to use a smartphone app similar to Shazam to stop the neo-Nazi music.

Right-wing extremists at a demonstration in Berlin: Police are hoping to use a smartphone app similar to Shazam to stop the neo-Nazi music.

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