Governments manipulate social media, threaten global Internet freedom

by helpnetsecurity 14/11/2017 at 8:40
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Governments around the world are dramatically increasing their efforts to manipulate information on social media, threatening the notion of the Internet as a liberating technology, according to Freedom on the Net 2017, the latest edition of the annual country-by-country assessment of online freedom, released today by Freedom House. Manipulating elections Online manipulation and disinformation tactics played an important role in elections in at least 18 countries over the past year, including the United States, damaging … More →