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SITE Intelligence Group is a for-profit Bethesda, Maryland-based company that tracks online activity of white supremacist and jihadist organizations.[1][2][3] From 2002 to 2008, SITE Intelligence Group was known as the Search for International Terrorist Entities (SITE) Institute. SITE is led by the Israeli analyst Rita Katz.[4][5]

In order to view many of the contents of their website, a person, government or company must subscribe to SITE Intelligence Group.[6]

On September 2, 2014, SITE sent the video of Steven Sotloff's apparent beheading to its subscribers before the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant released the video.[7]

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  1. ^ "Home". Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Inside SITE Intelligence Group: Steven Sotloff Beheading Discovered By Little-Known Research Organization". International Business Times. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "SITE Intelligence Group". Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "Jihadists appear caught offguard by release of Steven Sotloff video". Telegraph.co.uk. 2 September 2014. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  5. ^ Vincent, James (4 September 2014). "Who are the SITE Intelligence Group that distributed the Sotloff video before the jihadis?". The Independent. Retrieved 9 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "SITE Intelligence Group". Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  7. ^ "Jihadists appear caught offguard by release of Steven Sotloff video". Telegraph.co.uk. 2 September 2014. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 

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