Both President Biden and Facebook have taken steps to dial down the temperature since last week’s dustup, but the fundamental problem remains: How can platforms effectively combat misinformation with steps short of takedowns?
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On Thursday, March 25, 2021, at 12:00 p.m., the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee and the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee will hold a hearing on social media's role in promoting extremism and misinformation.
On Mar. 16, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released a declassified joint intelligence community assessment on foreign threats to the 2020 U.S. elections.
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The legal challenge hinged on whether or not the dissemination of accidental and unknown falsehood was prohibited.
By design, defamation law makes intentional, malicious lying an expensive habit, but this works only if people are willing to bring civil cases against the peddlers of disinformation.
On Mar. 10, the FBI’s Cyber Division released a Private Industry Notification (PIN) warning that “Malicious actors almost certainly will leverage synthetic content for cyber and foreign influence operations in the next 12-18 months.”