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Cyber Week in Review: May 24, 2019

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: Read More

May 23, 2019

Europe
Europe’s Elections: The Fight Against Disinformation

In light of recent attempts by Russia to influence western democratic elections, the EU has developed a strategy to combat the spread of fake news ahead of its 2019 European parliamentary elections. 

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May 17, 2019

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Cyber Week in Review: May 17, 2019

This week: President Trump declares national emergency on threats to U.S. technology, WhatsApp hacked, San Francisco bans facial recognition, the United States passes on global pact against online extremism; and, Supreme Court ruling opens door for antitrust action against online marketplace platforms. 

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May 10, 2019

United Kingdom
Cyber Week in Review: May 10, 2019

Week in Review: Problems for UK-U.S. intelligence sharing relationship; Singapore passes misinformation law; NSA hacking tools used by the Chinese; EU competition authority set to investigate Apple; and, the United States prepares to combat Russian interference in 2020 elections. 

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