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Nov 14, 2017
World internet freedom declines: Trolls, bots, emerge as techniques used by govts to inflate support on social media, says reportGovernments around the world have drastically increased their attempts to manipulate information being shared on social media networks
Nov 10, 2017
Hackers target Swedish radio station Mix Megapol to air 30 minutes of an Islamic State propaganda songMix Megapol is one of Sweden’s biggest radio stations with around 1.4 million listeners daily, although the problem only affected listeners in Malmo.
Nov 10, 2017
Google supports US regulator's efforts to tighten rules on online political advertising to avoid foreign influenceThe stance marks an about-face from 2010 when Google sought an affirmative exemption from a requirement that an ad should state who purchased it.
Oct 29, 2017
Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma to focus on countering online propaganda, will visit state later this weekDineshwar Sharma, the Centre's special representative for talks on Kashmir, said on Sunday that his focus in the new role would be to prevent the Valley's youth from falling prey to false online propaganda
Sep 15, 2017
Islamic State retains solid base of online supporters despite facing defeat in Iraq, Syria, says EuropolDespite setbacks on the battlefield in Syria and Iraq the Islamic State group retains a "solid base of dedicated supporters" online, Europe's policing agency warned on Friday
Aug 20, 2017
J&K Police arrests man for posting 'anti-national' content on social mediaA man has been arrested on charges of spreading "anti-national propaganda" on social media to vitiate the atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, the police said on Sunday.
Aug 19, 2017
After Charlottesville protests, Boston aims to prevent violence at rally with right-wing speakersHundreds of police officers will hit the streets of Boston on Saturday to deter violence at a "Free Speech" rally with Right-wing speakers a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia White-supremacist protest
Aug 07, 2017
Political violence in Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan accuses BJP, RSS of propagating lies to defame stateKerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan Sunday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of "propagating lies" to "defame" the state, a day after Union minister Arun Jaitley charged the ruling CPM of unleashing violence and eliminating rivals
Aug 06, 2017
Kerala political violence: Pinarayi Vijayan concerned with propaganda depicting state as 'trouble-torn region'Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan Sunday expressed concern over the state's depiction as a "trouble-torn" region and called for coordinated efforts of all the political parties to put an end to violence
Aug 03, 2017
US-based organisation launches a web tool to track Russian propaganda on the internetThe Alliance said its objective was to provide this dashboard to help ordinary people, journalists, and other analysts identify Russian messaging themes.