Misinformation Has Created a New World Disorder

Our willingness to share content without thinking is exploited to spread disinformation

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How Data Privacy Laws Can Fight Fake News

Such laws intervene directly in the machinery of microtargeting essential to disinformation campaigns.

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How to give the military’s tactical information warriors a chance

When Jim Mattis stepped down as the Secretary of Defense, momentum for information operations slowed. Here’s how Pentagon leaders could accelerate it again.

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Tech Companies Must Fight White Supremacy, Regardless of Political

With lives on the line, tech companies must work to thwart violent white supremacist activity. They should act with clarity, consistency and transparency, all while affording appeal rights.

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The Coming Automation of Propaganda – War on the Rocks

If you want a vision of the future, imagine a thousand bots screaming from a human face – forever (apologies to George Orwell). As U.S. policymakers …

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Speaking Truth to Power | by Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

Many partisans accused President George W. Bush of lying and pressuring the intelligence community to produce intelligence to justify a war that Bush had already chosen. But the situation was complicated, and to understand the problems of speaking truth to power, we must clear away the myths.

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How to Create a Terrorism Designation Process Useful to Technology

Technology companies and civil society should work together to develop a vetted list of terrorist groups that should be banned and otherwise blocked from using their platforms

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When should the Army’s cyber school teach information warfare?

As Army Cyber Command shifts toward teaching information warfare, the cyber school is figuring out how to make the transition.

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