Russian election interference

Germany on guard against election hacks, fake news

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org

As the clock ticks down to elections Sunday, Germany's cyber defence nervously hopes it'll be third time lucky after Russia was accused of meddling in the US and French votes.
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Twitter to meet Congressional panel probing 2016 election

4 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Twitter Inc representatives will meet with the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence staff next week in relation to inquiries into the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a...
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Twitter Will Meet With Senate Intelligence Committee on Russia

7 hours ago   |   Wired   |   2 articles

For the first time, a social media company will provide answers in a public hearing about Russian efforts to swing the 2016 presidential election.
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Top senator says there are likely 'a lot more' fake Facebook accounts tied to Russia

Top senator says there are likely 'a lot more' fake Facebook accounts tied to Russia

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

There are likely "a lot more" fake Facebook accounts affiliated with Russia than what the company has so far disclosed, the vice chairman of the US Senate Intelligence...
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Democrats want new rules to keep foreign influence off social media ads

Democrats want new rules to keep foreign influence off social media ads

13 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   8 articles

After Facebook disclosed earlier this month that Russia had used its ad platform to promote propaganda, politicians quickly called for closer scrutiny of the company's ad...
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Senate Intelligence Committee wants Facebook to appear in a public Russia hearing

Senate Intelligence Committee wants Facebook to appear in a public Russia hearing

15 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

According to its chairman, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence intends to call Facebook to a public hearing on Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential...
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Russia reportedly organized pro-Trump rallies on Facebook

Russia reportedly organized pro-Trump rallies on Facebook

16 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

More and more details have been coming out about how Russia used Facebook to spread pro-Trump propaganda during the 2016 US election, and today The Daily Beast has published...
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21 excuses we've heard for NFL ratings being so bad

21 excuses we've heard for NFL ratings being so bad

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

No one really knows why the NFL ratings have been so bad - first last year, and now through the first two weeks of the current season. The loudest explanation the league gave...
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Kaspersky Lab secures contract with Brazilian Armed Forces

17 hours ago   |   ZDnet

The Russian firm won a tender to supply cybersecurity tools to the three military organizations in the Latin American country.
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Sean Parker: The internet is not the answer for those seeking change

18 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

The Napster founder and early president of Facebook says it took the election of Donald Trump to alert people of the need to take their activism offline to be heard Related...
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Google acquires HTC team in $1.1 billion agreement to beef up hardware division

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