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DisinfoDocket - 22 February

DisinfoDocket curates influence operations-related academic research, news, events and job opportunities.
DisinfoDocket - 22 February
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  1. Your Guide to the Supreme Court Arguments in Gonzalez v Google (Anchor Change, 21 February)
  2. Disinformation Campaigns Against Women Are a National Security Threat, New Study Finds (TIME, 21 February)
  3. Give digital IDs to all, urge Tony Blair and William Hague: One-time rivals unite to demand radical tech revolution in the British state (Time, 22 February)
  4. Countering China’s coercive diplomacy (ASPI, 22 February)

Event alerts

  1. Report launch: Kremlin Information Operations Before and After Ukraine Invasion (DFRLab, 22 February)

Job Alerts

  1. Full- Time Limited Term: Digital Community Producer, Forum (KQED)
  2. Tenure-track Assistant Professor (Clemson University: College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences: School of Computing) (Deadline 3 March)
  3. Head of Public Relations and Outreach (part-time) (Stiftung Neue Verantwortung)

1. Academia & Research

  1. Should you buy a used social media account from a website like accs-market.com?: The answer to this eternal question is always "no" (Conspirator Norteño, 22 February)
  2. Hybrid CoE Trend Report 9: Eastern Partnership countries in flux: From identity politics to militarization of foreign relations (Hybrid CoE, 21 February)
  3. The “Need for Chaos” and Motivations to Share Hostile Political Rumors (Cambridge University Press, 17 February)

2. Platforms & Technology

  1. Social media ‘targets teens with booze ads’ (The Australian, 20 February)
  2. Trump's Truth Social Dilemma (Newsweek, 20 February)
  3. Influencer Is a Real Job. It's Time to Act Like It (Wired, 15 February)
  4. How Women In Tech Are Transforming Social Impact (Forbes, 21 February)
  5. When your ‘friends’ spy on you: the Orwellian social media surveillance to militaries (Forbidden Stories, 20 February)
  6. For the tech giants, security is increasingly a paid feature (Nieman Lab, 21 February)

Tech Regulation

  1. India, US, Saudi Arabia 'block' tax on tech giants in global talks, says France (India Times, 20 February)
  2. Supreme Court to Hear Case That Targets a Legal Shield of Tech Giants: The justices are set to hear a case challenging Section 230, a law that protects Google, Facebook and others from lawsuits over what their users post online. (NYT, 20 February)
  3. Splitting Up Social Media May Be Its Only Hope (Washington Post, 21 February)
  4. Supreme Court seems cautious on Google case that could reshape internet (Washington Post, 21 February)

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