Russia, China use ‘digital war’ to undermine democracies, EU says

Ed note – a short article from CBC but with some links embedded within of examples both of which are worth reading.

Europe must develop tools to fight back, says top EU official

Russia and China are waging a “digital war” with fake news and disinformation to undermine democracy in Europe, and the European Union must develop tools to fight back, a top EU official said Thursday.

European Commission Vice-President Vera Jourova, who leads efforts to preserve democratic principles across the bloc, said the two countries have “weaponized information” and won’t back down until Europe stands up to them.

Entire article here.