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Articles: Drain the Intelligence Swamp!

Articles: Drain the Intelligence Swamp! | Information wars | Scoop.it
The institutional product of Intelligence today is not objective or impartial truth so much as a version of reality helpful to politicians.
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Merkel says Facebook, Google ‘distort perception,’ demands they ‘reveal algorithms’

Merkel says Facebook, Google ‘distort perception,’ demands they ‘reveal algorithms’ | Information wars | Scoop.it

German Chancellor Angela Merkel launched a broadside at internet media giants, accusing them of “narrowing perspective,” and demanding they disclose their privately-developed algorithms. Merkel previously blamed social media for anti-immigrant sentiment and the rise of the far right.

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Russian propaganda, of course... ;-)

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Here’s What Cyberwar Against ISIS Could Look Like

Here’s What Cyberwar Against ISIS Could Look Like | Information wars | Scoop.it

Pentagon officials have publicly said, in recent weeks, that they’re hitting ISIS not only with bullets and bombs but also with cyberoffensive operations. What does it mean?

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Fixing How We Fight the Islamic State’s Narrative

Fixing How We Fight the Islamic State’s Narrative | Information wars | Scoop.it
Over the past couple of years, counter-messaging has been driven to the forefront of countering violent extremism (CVE) efforts undertaken by the United St
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The new art of war: How trolls, hackers and spies are rewriting the rules of conflict - Feature - TechRepublic

The new art of war: How trolls, hackers and spies are rewriting the rules of conflict - Feature - TechRepublic | Information wars | Scoop.it
Cyberwar isn't going to be about hacking power stations. It's going to be far more subtle, and more dangerous.
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How Putin Secretly Conquered Russia’s Social Media Over the Past 3 Years · Global Voices #disinformation

How Putin Secretly Conquered Russia’s Social Media Over the Past 3 Years · Global Voices #disinformation | Information wars | Scoop.it
In a special column for RuNet Echo, TV Rain's online chief editor, Ilya Klishin, discusses the Kremlin's slow but steady capture of online social media in Russia.
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Same thing for Iran and Turkey, by the way... and all the other major geopolitical players...!

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The "Cuban Twitter" Scam Is a Drop in the Internet Propaganda Bucket - The Intercept

The "Cuban Twitter" Scam Is a Drop in the Internet Propaganda Bucket - The Intercept | Information wars | Scoop.it
The sham "Cuban Twitter" program, along with top secret NSA documents, show how western governments exploit the Internet to manipulate political discourse.
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Peter Vander Auwera's curator insight, April 6, 2014 2:06 AM

Way beyond the Cuban Twitter story. Even "Royal Concierge" service trying to influence your hotel choice. Getting worse every day..

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La plus grosse cyber-attaque de l’histoire d’Internet n’était qu’un mensonge

La plus grosse cyber-attaque de l’histoire d’Internet n’était qu’un mensonge | Information wars | Scoop.it
L'Usine Digitale :
La plus grande cyberattaque mondiale de l'histoire , L'une des plus grandes attaques informatiques actuellement en cours , La plus...
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La désinformation est partout!

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Philippe Olivier Clement's comment, March 31, 2013 1:44 AM
La contagion neuronale sociale des rumeurs n'est pas accessible au mental immédiatement. Il est besoin de faire un effort pour comprendre. Or le mode zapping fait qu'une fausse information devient une réalité pour tous par effet de foule. En particulier lorsque cela touche à l'insécurité ! J'ai fait des tests, j'ai plus de succès sur mes articles lorsque je mets des mots choquants "mort, crise, fin, grave, critique, etc...)
Philippe Olivier Clement's comment, March 31, 2013 1:45 AM
comme quoi nous sommes bien formatés et conditionnés sur le malheur des autres....
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Maskirovka: From Russia, With Deception | RealClearDefense

Maskirovka:  From Russia, With Deception | RealClearDefense | Information wars | Scoop.it
Maneuver is traditionally defined as “gaining a positional advantage against the enemy”. While this may conjure in the mind thoughts of battles by Soldiers and platforms against lik
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Maskirovka and other russian deception techniques...

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Post-modernism, foreign affairs and narratives: "From Rove to Rhodes (to Ruin)..."

Post-modernism, foreign affairs and narratives: "From Rove to Rhodes (to Ruin)..." | Information wars | Scoop.it
Postmodern politicking didn’t start with the Obama Administration, but it has reached its apotheosis with Ben Rhodes.
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Guide to Islamic State Document Hoaxes

Guide to Islamic State Document Hoaxes | Information wars | Scoop.it
When it comes to looking at the Islamic State, a significant problem for research is that much of the content coming out of Islamic State-controlled territory is propaganda, primarily in the form of high quality videos and photo releases from the Islamic
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One Professional Russian Troll Tells All

One Professional Russian Troll Tells All | Information wars | Scoop.it
Ever wonder what the daily life of a Russian Internet troll is like? Dmitry Volchek of RFE/RL's Russian Service talks to a young blogger who recently spent two months working at the country's mai...
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Open-Source 'Intelligence:' Denial/Deception Abound

Open-Source 'Intelligence:' Denial/Deception Abound | Information wars | Scoop.it
Open-Source ‘Intelligence:’ Denial/Deception Abound
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Steganography, The Art Of Data Hiding vs Data Mining

Steganography, The Art Of Data Hiding vs Data Mining | Information wars | Scoop.it
While conspiracy theories abound in all fields, the digital age has added a new playground for the nefarious to up their game.
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Whereas cryptography is the overt use of mathematics to make messages unreadable, steganography relies on stealth and cunning to make them undetectable, by hiding them within otherwise innocent communication.

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