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September 17, 2019
https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1863/CMKI_Development_Framework_.pdf In alignment with the National Security Strategy, our mission to help governments, civil society and the private sector in our partner countries on their Journey to Self-Reliance, and the Congressionally- established Countering Russian Influence Fund, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is launching our framework for Countering Malign Kremlin Influence (CMKI). The United […]
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Indiana University, September 12 2019 https://news.iu.edu/stories/2019/09/iub/releases/12-botslayer-launch.html BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana University’s Observatory on Social Media has launched a new tool in the fight against online disinformation: BotSlayer. The software, which is free and open to the public, scans social media in real time to detect evidence of automated Twitter accounts — or “bots” — pushing messages in a […]
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Present Realities and Emerging Trendsby Michael Mazarr, Abigail Casey, Alyssa Demus, Scott Harold, Luke Matthews, Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga, James Saddenhttps://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR2713.html The role of information warfare in global strategic competition has become much more apparent in recent years. Today’s practitioners of what this report’s authors term hostile social manipulation employ targeted social media campaigns, sophisticated forgeries, cyberbullying and harassment […]
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