Tag: Google

‘Tip of the iceberg’? Google uncovers Russian disinformation campaign

     

Google has discovered Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads on its YouTube, Gmail and Google Search products in an effort to meddle in the 2016 U.S…. Read more »

Is Big Tech an ‘existential threat’ to democracy?

     

Are Big Tech companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon becoming a threat to democracy?  The online tumult of the 2016 election fed into a growing suspicion of Silicon Valley’s dominance… Read more »

War by Other Means – how Russia’s ‘active measures’ weaponize information

     

Born in the shadowy reaches of the internet, most fake news stories prove impossible to trace to their origin. But researchers at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab excavated the… Read more »

‘Clear evidence’ Putin interfered with election results

     

There is “clear evidence” of direct Russian involvement in British elections, a Labour former minister has said. Former Europe minister Chris Bryant also warned that many believed some of the… Read more »