US Stops Helping Big Tech Spot Foreign Influence Campaigns

The Washington Post
Article Source: The Washington Post

Article Source: The Washington Post

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  • The U.S. government has ceased warning certain social networks about foreign disinformation campaigns, reversing efforts to prevent interference in American politics less than a year before the U.S. presidential elections.
  • Meta, the world’s largest social media company, no longer receives notifications of global influence campaigns from the Biden administration, impacting a long-standing practice of collaboration between federal authorities and major platforms.
  • Legal actions and Republican probes against initiatives to counter disinformation, rooted in conservative legal campaigns, have led to a significant reduction in government communication about foreign meddling, raising concerns about national security and election integrity.  Read More

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