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AI Startups and the Fight Against Online Disinformation

On both sides of the Atlantic, governments, foundations, and companies are looking at how to solve the problem of online dis/misinformation. Some emphasize the demand side of the problem, believing it important to focus on consumer behavior and the use of media literacy and fact-checking. Some focus on legal remedies such as platform-liability and hate-speech laws as well as privacy …

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Semantic Visions wins $250,000 Tech Challenge to Combat Disinformation

Semantic Visions has been announced as the winner of a $250,000 grant to help fund the development of cutting-edge new technology to combat disinformation online. “The Tech Challenge” was created as part of a transatlantic crackdown on the spread of disinformation – a collaboration between the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, the Cabinet Office and the US State …