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How Russia makes politics with viruses

Diseases had previously served the KGB as an occasion for targeted disinformation. Today the corona crisis is used to make Russia look good and the West look bad. By Maik Baumgärtner , Marcel Rosenbach and Alexander Sarovic – 04/08/2020, 00∶25 AM Did the novel corona virus develop in British military laboratories? Was it bred by Latvian scientists? Or is Covid-19 …

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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 …