Prosecuting Wikileaks, Protecting Press Freedoms: Drawing the Line at Knowing Collaboration with a Foreign Intelligence Agency

Top law professor who was witness for defense of Chelsea Manning, explains why Assange’s actions in 2016 may be very different.

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UK leads Northern Group response to disinformation

 

The UK and northern European allies have agreed to establish a multinational group of experts to tackle disinformation at a Northern Group meeting in Norway today.

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Harvard hoax site claims former Mossad chief called Liberman a Russian agent

Website designed to look like university department falsely claims Tamir Pardo, who actually did give a talk there last week, predicted Netanyahu would fire the defense minister

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Information Warfare Past, Present, and Future

Tactical, operational, and strategic success requires a cultural change to reconcile institutional aversion and reluctance toward non-lethal information warfare. To dominate the information domain before, during, and after the next conflict, significant change is required in the U.S. military’s approach toward training and education of information as a warfighting function, and information operations as a discipline.

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A View from the Digital Trenches – Lessons from Year One of Hamilton 68

Summary The Russian government’s active measures campaign during the 2016 U.S. presidential election was a watershed moment in the study of modern information operations. Revelations that the Kremlin had purchased divisive political ads on social media platforms, leaked private campaign e-mails, established social media groups to organize offline protests, and deployed paid government trolls

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How The Wall Street Journal is preparing its journalists to detect deepfakes

“We have seen this rapid rise in deep learning technology and the question is: Is that going to keep going, or is it plateauing? What’s going to happen next?”

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