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8 July 2019

The dilemma of balancing free speech and access to accurate information in the era of 'fake news'

Author: Dr Luis Franceschi, in Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Fake News: the submission of the masses through manipulation"...

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28 June 2019

Int'l human rights law as the common ground for govts. & cos. to rethink internet content moderation

Author: David Kaye, OneZero

"A New Constitution for Content Moderation", 25 Jun 2019...

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19 June 2019

Novalpina Capital promises enhanced respect for human rights at NSO Group following allegations that its technology was used to spy on defenders

Author: Stephanie Kirchgaessner & Jon Swaine, The Guardian

"WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations", 18 Jun 2019...

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3 June 2019
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Author: Pieter Van Nuffel, Data News (Belgique)

« Des firmes technologiques rejettent la proposition du service de renseignements britannique », 31 mai 2019...

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28 May 2019

Facebook accused of allowing misinformation campaigns in African elections; co responds, includes plan to open content review centre in Nairobi

Author: Larry Madowo, BBC News

"Is Facebook undermining democracy in Africa?", 24 May 2019....

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21 May 2019
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Author: Guilherme Pavarin, The Intercept Brasil (Brazil)

“Como a milícia digital bolsonarista resgatou sua máquina de fake news para atacar universitários”, 15 de maio de 2019...

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20 May 2019
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Author: Global Voices

“Netizen Report: Debido a ataques de WhatsApp, defensores lanzan impugnación legal contra fabricante de malware israelí”, 20 de mayo de 2019...

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14 May 2019

Cyber attacks on activists & advice on how to avoid them

Author: Hans Thoolen

"Beyond WhatsApp and NSO – how human rights defenders are targeted by cyberattacks", 14 May 2019...

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14 May 2019

Israel: Spyware tools of NSO Group allegedly used to spy on activists through WhatsApp security flaws

NSO, an Israeli firm accused of supplying tools for spying on human-rights activists and journalists now faces claims that its technology can use a security hole in WhatsApp, the messaging app used by 1.5 billion people, to break into the digital...

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14 May 2019

Malawi: Authorities fear that fake news spread on Facebook & Whatsapp will influence elections

Author: Rabson Kondowe, Quartz Africa

"Despite a low internet penetration, Malawi is worried about fake news in its election run-up", 10 May 2019....

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