Twitter removes thousands of accounts linked to Iran government

Nearly 4,800 accounts taken down by microblogging platform as part of effort to prevent election interference and misinformation

Source: Twitter removes thousands of accounts linked to Iran government

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Countering Russia’s Malign Influence Operations

in much of the Western world, including in the United States, we seem unable to fully grasp the fact that Russia is waging war on Western democracies.

Source: Countering Russia’s Malign Influence Operations

Opinion | Deepfakes Are Coming. We Can No Longer Believe What We See.

It will soon be as easy to produce convincing fake video as it is to lie. We need to be prepared.

Source: Opinion | Deepfakes Are Coming. We Can No Longer Believe What We See.

Special Analysis of the May 2019 Superseding Indictment of Julian Assange

RCFP analyzes frequently asked questions this case raises, annotates the charges and breaks down the counts in the indictment.

Source: Special Analysis of the May 2019 Superseding Indictment of Julian Assange

De-Platforming and the Online Extremist’s Dilemma

Online extremists are forced to balance public outreach and operational security in choosing which digital tools to utilize.

Source: De-Platforming and the Online Extremist’s Dilemma

A Different View on the President’s Delegation of Declassification

Mueller fired Struck? We all confuse names!

There are good reasons to investigate the Trump campaign investigators, and to give the attorney general limited declassification authority for that investigation.

Source: A Different View on the President’s Delegation of Declassification

Manipulated Pelosi Videos Spread on Social Media, With Help From Trump

Edited videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the future.

Source: Manipulated Pelosi Videos Spread on Social Media, With Help From Trump

Why the Christchurch Call to Remove Online Terror Content Triggers Free Speech Concerns

Given the phrasing of the Christchurch Call, the Trump administration’s decision to decline to endorse it is consistent with past U.S. practice.

Source: Why the Christchurch Call to Remove Online Terror Content Triggers Free Speech Concerns