Trump Administration Asks Congress to Reauthorize N.S.A.’s Deactivated Call Records Program

The White House is seeking reauthorization of a law that lets the N.S.A. gain access to logs of Americans’ phone and text records — while acknowledging that the program has been indefinitely halted.

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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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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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REAL SCOOP: Canadian Hells Angels agreed to do hit for El Chapo, trial hears

Just saw this from January. So these cartels already bypass intermediaries and had reps and “deep links” to Canada and B.C. and working with the HAs. Ooh new “sophisticated” Iranian OC too.

Then we have these Vancouver-Seattle clowns coming up with a separate narrative of the cartels and the Banditos moving on the HAs and trying to entangle other networks as recent as last year? And just who is, and is not supposed to believe this B.S., react or not react to it?

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