Tech Firms Face Prospect of Fines in Europe Over Terror Propaganda

The European Union is proposing fines for tech firms that aren’t fast enough in removing terrorist content from their services, raising pressure on the likes of Facebook and Google that have backed voluntary approaches.
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Full Stock of Russia-Linked Facebook Ads Shows How Propaganda Sharpened

Newly released documents show how Russian propagandists on Facebook grew increasingly sophisticated and inflammatory in their tactics over two years as they worked to sow discord in the U.S. before and after the 2016 presidential election.
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IS propaganda machine crippled in international operation

A “ground-breaking” international operation has crippled the propaganda machine of Islamic State, the European police agency has said.
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Online terror propaganda haul bagged by Europol

A massive haul of terrorist propaganda has been discovered online in a two-day operation.
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Books of The Times: ‘How Propaganda Works’ Is a Timely Reminder for a Post-Truth Age

Jason Stanley analyzes modern propaganda and notes that it can pose a grave danger to democracies as well as totalitarian regimes.
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