EU mulls disinformation regulation but admits alert system has ‘never been triggered’

By |oktober 29th, 2019|Code of practice against disinformation, code of practice on disinformation, disinformation, EU, Facebook, fake news, Google, News, social media, Twitter|

The case for the EU regulation of online disinformation "will be evaluated" in the coming months ahead of a decision in early 2020, a Commission official revealed on Tuesday (29 October). At the same time, the EU's executive conceded that its disinform...

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Fighting ‘fake news’ online: How NATO soldiers in Latvia got fooled by bots

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|Baltics, fake news, Latvia, military, Nato, News, Russia|

When NATO's Centre for Strategic Communication in Riga discovered how easy it was to dupe its soldiers online, it has started looking for ways of countering false information, which comes, in large part, from Russia. EURACTIV's media partner der Tagess...

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‘New generation of disinformation’ awaits next Commission, says rights group

By |avgust 29th, 2019|Democracy, European elections, fake news, internet, News, Russia|

Disinformation campaigns are becoming increasingly sophisticated and are developing almost unregulated, according to civil rights activists who say the European Commission's relying on the self-regulation of social media platforms is no longer enough.

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Member states differ in combating disinformation, EU report says

By |junij 21st, 2019|#Media4EU, disinformation, EU, fake news, Luminita Odobescu, media, News|

The approach to tackling disinformation across the EU "varies greatly across member states," says a report produced by the outgoing Romanian Presidency. The document was distributed to national delegations ahead of the European Council summit, which co...

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Trump launches 2020 reelection campaign, calling US ‘envy of the world’

By |junij 19th, 2019|Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, fake news, Joe Biden, Migration, News, Russia probe, US elections 2020|

President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday (18 June), whipping up a crowd of at least 20,000 with a nationalist boast about the US economy being the "envy" of the world and warning that opposition Democrats want to "destroy" t...

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Facebook to work with ‘trustworthy’ media after Russian fake news offensive

By |junij 17th, 2019|2019 European elections, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Code of practice against disinformation, copyright, disinformation, EU, Europe, Facebook, fake news, Google, Jesper Doub, media, News, Reuters Institute, Russia, Twitter|

Facebook said it will enable “trustworthy” news publishers to generate additional revenue on its social media site, following EU accusations of Russian meddling in last month's European election campaign.

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Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight

By |maj 17th, 2019|Code of practice against disinformation, disinformation, fake news, News|

Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday (17 May) for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, seven months after promising to do more.

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As election looms, Spaniards are hit by WhatsApp disinformation campaign

By |april 26th, 2019|Avaaz, Christoph Schott, disinformation, fake news, media, misinformation, News, Spain, Spanish election|

Spanish citizens have been subject to a series of disinformation campaigns ranging from fake news about Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez signing a Catalan independence deal, to conspiracies about migrants and propaganda against gay people, a new study has found.

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As election looms, Spaniards are hit by WhatsApp disinformation campaign

By |april 26th, 2019|Avaaz, Christoph Schott, disinformation, fake news, media, misinformation, News, Spain, Spanish election|

Spanish citizens have been subject to a series of disinformation campaigns ranging from fake news about Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez signing a Catalan independence deal, to conspiracies about migrants and propaganda against gay people, a new study has found.

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EU wraps Facebook, Twitter and Google for inaction on fake news

By |marec 1st, 2019|Action plan on disinformation, Andrus Ansip, code of practice on disinformation, disinformation, ENISA, EU elections 2019, Facebook, fake news, Google, Guy Verhofstadt, Julian King, Mariya Gabriel, News, Twitter, Věra Jourová|

Online platforms are failing to make sufficient progress in the fight against disinformation, the European Commission warned on Thursday (28 December). As the European elections draw closer, the EU cybersecurity agency ENISA has called for national legislation in the fight against fake news.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU wraps Facebook, Twitter and Google for inaction on fake news