Brendon’s essay is possibly the best all in one popular backgrounder I have ever seen about Nazi and Soviet propaganda of the 1930s. Something Western MSM should be reading ever so carefully given their demonstrable propensity to swallow Russian and other hostile propaganda hook, line and sinker.
Interesting Politico essay on Ukrainian counter propaganda effort. And essays on Russia’s use of hackers for supporting espionage effort.
Tim Berners-Lee despairs over the poisoning of the W3 with fake news and propaganda.
History stopped in 1936 – after that, there was only propaganda. So said George Orwell of an era when the multiple miseries of the Great Depression were compounded by the ruthless media strategies of Hitler and Stalin
History stopped in 1936 – after that, there was only propaganda. So said George Orwell of an era when the multiple miseries of the Great Depression were compounded by the ruthless media strategies of Hitler and Stalin Piers Brendon Saturday 11 March 2017 06.00 EST Truth was the first casualty of the Great Depression. Reflecting the…
If anyone was not sure the United States has a mandate to counter propaganda and fake news, this is it. Without naming Russia specifically, this is a censure of their disinformation activities and should provide the United States the mandate countering propaganda and disinformation. This is applicable to China, Iran, and others who generate propaganda,…
Countering Kremlin disinformation is one area where Kiev has the upper hand.
Struggle against fake information about events in Ukraine
The Same Old Game, New Rules: The Need for a New Team for the War of Ideas: By Kevin McCarty There has been much discussion about what is known as the War of Ideas to counter terrorism in the United States. Everything has been examined from how much and in what way we should play,…
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It’s no secret that the lines between state-sponsored hacking and cybercrime are fuzzy. After all, relying on professional crooks offers plausible deniability i…
It appears that the Russian authorities, leaning on the work of a hacker, grafted an intelligence operation onto a far-reaching cybercriminal scheme.
What the story of the F.B.I.’s most wanted cybercriminal can tell us about how the Russian government created its sophisticated hacking program.
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Yesterday was the 28th anniversary of the day that Tim Berners-Lee submitted his proposal for what would become the World Wide Web. In honor of the occasion, he published a letter outlining the biggest areas of its development that are doing him a frighten and warping his original vision.www inventor urges fake news crackdown
World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee says the impact of fake news is increasingly concerning and has unveiled plans to tackle “unethical” political advertising and the harvesting of data.
The computer scientist who wrote the blueprint for what would become the world wide web 28 years ago today, is alarmed at what has happened to it.
The escalating dispute between NATO allies Turkey and the Netherlands hit a new low Sunday.