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April 29th, 2021 13:02
YouTube Pulls Florida Governor Video For Spreading COVID-19 Misinformation
US media is reporting that YouTube has pulled a video of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and a panel of scientists on the basis of spreading COVID-19 misinformation. According to an NBC...
April 29th, 2021 12:45
NATO Study Assesses Lithuanian Countermeasures to Russian Disinformation
NATO’s Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats has published a study assessing Lithuania’s measures to counter Russian disinformation, arguing that by building resilience and imposing costs, the efforts by...
April 29th, 2021 12:40
European Politicians Tricked By Deepfake Pretending To Be Navalny Chief Of Staff
Dutch media is reporting that politicians from the Netherlands, Latvia, Estonia, and Britain were tricked into holding video calls with someone using deepfake technology to impersonate the chief of staff...
April 29th, 2021 12:19
LA Businessman Imprisoned For Influence Scheme Claims Decades CIA Relationship
Last month, the Global Influence Operations Report (GIOR) reported on the imprisonment of Imaad Zuberi, a LA businessman, in connection with a massive political influence scheme. This included unregistered lobbying...
April 28th, 2021 12:24
US Intelligence Community To Create Hub Against Foreign Influence Operations
US media is reporting that the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the head of the US intelligence community, is planning to set up a “Foreign Malign Influence...
April 28th, 2021 12:19
China Uses 22 Million-Strong Internet Troll Army To Shape Online Discourse
The US think-tank Jamestown Foundation is reporting that China is employing an extensive network of more than 20 million “internet commentators” - trolls tasked with artificially amplifying content favorable to...
April 27th, 2021 13:38
Far-Right Anti-Islam Activist Cultivates Russia Ties
US media is reporting on the attempts by far-right figure Tommy Robinson to cultivate relationships with Russia. According to a New York Times report, Robinson may be seeking new sources...
April 27th, 2021 13:20
US Sanctions 32 Russian Entities and Individuals Over Disinformation
US media reported earlier this month that President Biden imposed new sanctions on Russia, targeting 32 Russian entities and individuals for disinformation efforts and for carrying out Moscow’s interference in...
April 27th, 2021 12:56
German Ruling Party Adopts Resolution Ending Cooperation With Islamist Groups
Germany’s ruling CDU/CSU party has adopted a resolution aimed at curbing Islamism in the country. According to the resolution, various forms of cooperation between the German government and Islamist groups...
April 27th, 2021 12:44
Online TV Channel Targeting Palestinian Diaspora Launches Pilot Broadcast
A new online TV channel aimed at the Palestinian diaspora has announced the launch of its pilot broadcast. According to the announcement:  April 11, 2021 The television channel "Reydin" officially announces...