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Datele a zeci de milioane de utilizatori Facebook, folosite în "războiul psihologic" al campaniei lui Donald Trump şi în cea pro-Brexit

Un activist pentru transparenţă, Christopher Wylie, a dezvăluit pentru publicaţiile The New York Times şi Observer că firma Cambridge Analytica, …

Trump administration forbids CDC officials from using 7 words and phrases

Trump administration officials are forbidding officials at the nation's top public health agency from using a list of seven words or phrases - including "fetus" and "transgender" - in any official documents being prepared for next year's budget.<p>Policy analysts at the Centers for Disease Control and …

How US PsyOps lured an African warlord to defect using his mother's voice

A team of Fort Bragg soldiers set their sights on one of the top officials within warlord Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army late last year.<p>The …

Africa

The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked

A shadowy global operation involving big data, billionaire friends of Trump and the disparate forces of the Leave campaign influenced the result of the EU referendum. As Britain heads to the polls again, is our electoral process still fit for purpose?<p><i>“The connectivity that is the heart of</i> …

Mark Zuckerberg

Social Media—The Vital Ground: Can We Hold It?

Added April 21, 2017<p>Type: Monograph<p>53 Pages<p>Cost: Free<p>Brief Synopsis<p>The impact of social media on the media environment has been widely recognized; as …

Social Media

The Secretary General’s Annual Report 2016

The annual report provides an overview of how NATO protected its citizens and projected stability in 2016. It includes details on how NATO is …

A new national identity: Smörgåsbord Studio rebrands Wales

Wales has been given a rebrand by Smörgåsbord Studio. The new identity eschews many of the tired and nostalgic cliches about the country to provide a …

News

Kony 2017: From Guerrilla Marketing to Guerrilla Warfare

Five years after its viral video broke the internet, Invisible Children is on the front line of a covert war against the Lord’s Resistance Army.

Wikileaks: CIA has tools to snoop via TVs

<b>Wikileaks has published details of what it says are wide-ranging hacking tools used by the CIA.</b><p>The alleged cyber-weapons are said to include malware that targets Windows, Android, iOS, OSX and Linux computers as well as internet routers.<p>Some of the software is reported to have been developed …

The Past, Present, and Future of the War for Public Opinion

As resolutions do, Senate Resolution 74 opened with a declaration of fact:<p>Whereas the first weapon of aggression by the Kremlin is propaganda …

BBC sets up team to debunk fake news

Permanent Reality Check team will target false stories or facts being shared on social media<p>The BBC is to assemble a team to fact check and debunk deliberately misleading and false stories masquerading as real news.<p>Amid growing concern among politicians and news organisations about the impact of …

Fake news and the spread of misinformation

This collection of research offers insights into the impacts of fake news, including fake Twitter images, and how people use the internet to spread …

Trains Are The New Pandas: The Real Impact That The New China-UK Rail Line Will Have

A 200-container block train pulled out from the West Railway Station of Yiwu, in China’s coastal Zhejiang province, on Monday, January 2nd. Its destination was not nearby Shanghai, Beijing, or even the booming city of Chengdu in the west, but Barking — as in the London borough. This train, laden …

Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections