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US Unleashes Military to Fight Fake News, Disinformation

US Unleashes Military to Fight Fake News, Disinformation

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  • Deep-fakes will eventually become a serious issue, but in the meantime we’re facing the more widespread issue of news media pandering for clicks and traffic rather than credibility. Until deep-fakes become a problem and we find a way to solve them for them, Credder.com is the most important platform for news consumers today.

  • One day it would be great if we could spend my tax money on things that matter and not on a military that spends more than the next seven countries combined

  • Perhaps overdue, but promising nonetheless— a major DARPA effort is underway to create tools to identify and counter false news reports, hoaxes, and disinformation campaigns which target Americans.

  • The military has to step in to defend the country, because Republicans are helping the attackers by blocking any attempts to stop them

  • Great initiative with lots of potentially beneficial learning from the process... But at the end of the day social media should carry and show multiple versions of the same topic from different sources and include at least one from a reputable news agency... The way to make people media-literate is to

    Great initiative with lots of potentially beneficial learning from the process... But at the end of the day social media should carry and show multiple versions of the same topic from different sources and include at least one from a reputable news agency... The way to make people media-literate is to show them all the different sides so they can make up their minds...

  • Some issues to address such as defining fake news . Is it a deliberate falsehood or do mistakes or opinion?

    What are the boundaries to protect free speech? What are geographic parameters or can the defense department intervene within the United States?

    What is the protection to prevent interference

    Some issues to address such as defining fake news . Is it a deliberate falsehood or do mistakes or opinion?

    What are the boundaries to protect free speech? What are geographic parameters or can the defense department intervene within the United States?

    What is the protection to prevent interference with inconvenient truths that would cause embarrassment?

    Will the defense department have freedom to interfere with freedom of speech in other countries?

    The old quote " who watches the watchers"

  • Defense industries are historically the largest drivers of innovation and technological progress (take the CIA's investment in the early Google or Raytheon and microwaves for example). It's nice that the deep budget of the military is finally being directed to information warfare.

  • #FakeNews is #RealNews @facebook & @Twitter. @adultswim; if you're not talking about someone to someone it's not news. So what @CNN; we don't talk about is the importance of what it is talking for U.S. to U.S. & how it's abused⁉️ speak #truth, say nothing said to you. Speak of it be true?

  • US government itself is actually the first one who launched the information attack on its own citizens, the ‘In-Q-Tel investing FB’ stuff

  • Donald Trump is the commander in chief. That should tell you all you need to know.

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