“That’s all proprietary.”
CSIS threat-reduction powers, granted in 2015, are seen as a tool to address foreign influence in Canada’s upcoming election campaign.
Canada’s intelligence agencies have already identified foreign influence campaigns playing out in advance of the election.
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Sites from American Intelligence Media have launched fringe conspiracy theories into the mainstream.
“Threat actors are seeking to influence the Canadian public and interfere with Canada’s democratic institutions and processes,” a CSIS spokesperson said.
“Seeing the tweets declaring that Kamala isn’t black enough because her parents are from Jamaica and India, I had an immediate flashback to the 2008 campaign.”
Google-savvy reputation consultants will cover up arrests, poor customer reviews, and other image-killing content for the right price.
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The changes by Facebook are “a potential disaster for the human rights and war crimes community.”
“Facebook likes to make a PR move and say that they’re doing something, but they don’t always follow up on that.”
“These posters — and the conspiracists who amplify them — help intensify anti-Muslim sentiment in a way that is destructive to democracy.”
Election authorities could still investigate false or misleading content like doctored videos, but the social media giant said it’s not its role to decide where the “line” is.
Third parties in Canada can spend unlimited money on political ads before June 30.
“This is her Benghazi.”
“I find this an odd time for Facebook to publicly pat themselves on the back.”
One malicious campaign used false articles about Drake and the Weeknd to promote casinos.
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VidMate told BuzzFeed News it was investigating the claims, but declined to share basic information about its employees and ownership.
A case study in how “social media is being treated as a disinformation laboratory."
Never Again Canada, which has nearly 235,000 followers, spreads misleading content and uses a URL-masking technique to deceive its audience.
Extremists often hijack online discussions among vulnerable communities to sow division and spread disinformation.
Bad actors stole pages that were auto-generated by Facebook and had millions of fans — and the company didn’t know it was happening.