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Michael Williams
Russia will reportedly ban devices without preinstalled Russian software The law comes into force next July, the BBC reported. https://www.cnet.com/news/russia-will-ban-devices-without-pre-installed-russian-software/
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Editor’s Note:  This report is from a Harvard based non-profit: The Nieman Lab.  Whenever I read reports like this, I remind myself of the importance of a robust investigative journalism industry in a democracy. The EU doesn’t have a sense of its disinformation problem — this report suggests the policy changes it can make The...
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Editor’s Note:  IPA and the idea of cognitive security are rooted in the understanding that to ensure the free flow of ideas in pursuit of democratic ideals we must first understand human decision-making and then look at the technical tools used that seek to modify our behavior.  To understand the threat from the latter, you...
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The 6th Warfighting Domain This article highlights a part of the DoD IO force which is little known.  Air Force IO Officers all have Psychology degrees and most have been through the Army’s Psychological Operations Course.  Their numbers are small but they should be seen as increasingly important as the cognitive dimension of the IE...
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Researchers are creating tools to find A.I.-generated fake videos before they become impossible to detect. Some experts fear it is a losing battle.  This NY Times article covers some familiar ground and how those willing to produce these fakes are likely a step-ahead of the algorithms designed to detect them.
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