A shadowy global operation involving big data, billionaire friends of Trump and the disparate forces of the Leave campaign influenced the result of the EU referendum. As Britain heads to the polls again, is our electoral process still fit for purpose? by Carole Cadwalladr
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The moves come after the European Commission chief tasked the commissioner for the digital economy and society, Mariya Gabriel, to “look into the challenges the online platforms create for our democracies with regard to the spread of fake information and initiate a reflection on what would be needed at EU level to protect our citizens.”
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Keir Giles is an Associate Fellow of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) in London. He also works with Conflict Studies Research Centre, a group of subject matter experts in Eurasian security based in Cambridge. Read here
Are we really losing our old model of good governance? Disruption in our communication and public universe. You should see this, till the end. Technosociologist Zeynep Tufecki describes how the same algorithms companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon use to get you to click on ads are also used to influence our political opinions.