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Pentagon ran secret anti-vax campaign to undermine China during pandemic. USA used fake accounts to spread disinformation putting lives at risk by dissuading the use of vaccines.

reuters.com/investigates/speci

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Digital Rights Jobs Board. Useful list of jobs in the digital rights sector.
digitalrights.community/job-bo

June 04, 2024
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June 03, 2024
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Our new book is available open access to download: "Digital Disinformation in Africa". 10 African scholars document & analyse 10 digital disinformation campaigns in 10 African counties. bloomsburycollections.com/mono

May 03, 2024
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Data breach at facial recognition company reveals one of the hidden dangers of biometrics. Wired.
wired.com/story/outabox-facial

May 03, 2024
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In the run up to elections taking place around the world in 2024, Meta, Twitter, and YouTube have collectively removed 17 policies aimed at guarding against hate speech and disinformation.
time.com/6967334/ai-elections-

April 16, 2024
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Disinformation Deciphered: The Media Manipulation Casebook is a digital research platform linking together theory, methods, and practice for mapping media manipulation and disinformation campaigns. This resource is intended for researchers, journalists, technologists, policymakers, educators, and civil society organizers who want to learn about detecting, documenting, describing, and debunking misinformation, disinformation, and media manipulation.mediamanipulation.org/?fbclid=

April 12, 2024
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Israel specifically targets IT experts, tech hubs and digital business incubators as part of its genocidal destruction of Gaza's cultural and commercial life.
euromedmonitor.org/en/article/

March 18, 2024
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The film "Phantom Parrot" is a cautionary tale about British Digital Authoritarianism. Schedule 7 of the UK's 2000 Terrorism Act, gives the police powers to search people at UK borders, without needing reasonable grounds for suspicion of terrorism. 
theguardian.com/film/2024/mar/

March 14, 2024
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Wow! This short speech at the UN about Palestine and international law. It may come back to haunt all politicians if decisive action is not immediate.
x.com/ousmannoor/status/176059

February 24, 2024
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Disinformation Diarrhea from Israeli military causes US Intelligence to downgrade trust in its reliability, which is a passive aggressive way of saying they repeatedly lied about UNRWA staff, about bombing the hospital, about 40 beheaded babies, mass rape etc.
theguardian.com/world/2024/feb

February 23, 2024
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New report from Access Now calls on Meta/ Facebook to stop their racially discriminatory practice of censoring Palestinian content on their social media sites.
accessnow.org/press-release/me

February 20, 2024
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How Israel uses the 4IL app and other 'digital diplomacy' techniques in Habara2.0 to distort public perception and discourse around Israeli war crimes, illegal settlements, apartheid and genocide.
trtworld.com/magazine/the-art-

February 18, 2024
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Facebook takes down hundreds of fake accounts created by Italian surveillance companies using AI-generated profile photos used to spy on journalists and activists.
forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewste

February 15, 2024
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Bodily has exponentially increased leading to resistance and protest. New report unpacks body scanning tech.
everythingfine.org/en/berlin-0

February 13, 2024
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Disinformation laws across Sub-Saharan Africa explorable using this interactive tool.
lexota.org/

February 08, 2024
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Musk's implants brain chip in human as part of Neuralink initiative.

dw.com/en/musks-neuralink-impl

January 31, 2024