🔮 Losing the information war; business in a…

This issue has been supported by Hanover Communications, protecting your brand in the age of AI. Dept of the near future ⛔ The digital Maginot line. Renée DiResta argues that "the Information World War has already been going on for several years... the combatants are professional, state-employed cyber warriors and seasoned amateur guerrillas pursuing very well define objectives... destabilising societies in some countries." Further, she argues "what made democracies strong in the past - a strong commitment to free speech and the free exchange of ideas - makes them profoundly vulnerable in the era of democratised propaganda." We don't, yet, have clear solutions but "low-level roadblocks". If you read one thing this weekend, read this. (Azeem's comment: Brave thinking in this essay. And not too hyperbolic. Platforms can obviously do more to tamper disinformation. But more deep-seated inoculations are critical thinking skills, as part of a toolkit of deep media literacy, & high trust levels in society. They have a very long lead time to develop. More solutions will be needed, especially as Sara Fischer argues "

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