The economics behind global disinformation engines and strategies for mitigation

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Online propaganda is a rapidly growing problem, leaving chaos, mistrust, and revolutions rumblings in its wake. Broad propaganda penetration is achieved by following a specific set of steps, according to a new IDC Government Insights report. Generators of false news The most successful generators of false news use large networks of pop-up news sites and bot networks to help echo sentiments and increase pass-along rates. These types of “false information generation” activities can and should … More

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