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How to protect democracy from digital authoritarians’ toolbox

     

The alliances, cooperation, and coordination that comprise the liberal world order depend on sufficient public political support and trust within and across democracies, notes Michael Colaresi, William S. Dietrich II… Read more »

AI, big data and democracy’s future: Misinformation, echo chambers & targeted propaganda?

     

While digital transformation has enriched societal discourse, it has also led to an increase of “misinformation, echo chambers and targeted propaganda” and provided authoritarian states with new means of surveillance… Read more »

Bellingcat – ‘a thorn in the Kremlin’s side’

     

The investigative website Bellingcat has found itself at the heart of some of the Kremlin’s touchiest affairs over the last few years—starting with the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern… Read more »

Civil society ‘plays crucial role’ in spreading – and combating – disinformation

     

Facebook is working on building a war room (both in the physical sense and in the staffing sense) to protect elections, POLITICO reports. More than 300 people across the company are… Read more »

The roots of Russian aggression

     

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday met the head of Russia’s oldest rights group as well as the widow of Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the Nobel literature laureate and prominent dissident of… Read more »

Digital Resilience: Russia beating the West ‘hands down’ in information warfare

     

When it comes to information warfare, Russia is beating the West hands down, says a leading analyst. The disinformation focused on the Skripal poisoning has many similarities with the Kremlin… Read more »

Re-active measures: defending the West from Russian disinformation

     

Most internet users today take for granted their ability to instantly retrieve information and communicate across an open and secure, globalized web, notes Will Wright, a program officer for Russia… Read more »

Clash of Narratives: disinformation vital to eight phases of Russia’s hybrid warfare

     

Ever since the Kremlin’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Western capitals have been alarmed at Russia’s hybrid warfare campaigns, notes analyst Kaan Sahin. Germany in particular had already… Read more »

Bearing the brunt of Russia’s disinformation strategy

     

As the US and the EU imposed sanctions on Russia over the MH17 downing that was by then accepted as mass murder, Moscow responded by claiming that documents purporting to… Read more »