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What was the significance of the year 1984? This was the year set in the dystopian novel by the same name, 1984, by author...

Seeing No Longer Believing: Manipulated Online Images

A peace sign from Martin Luther King, Jr. becomes a rude gesture, President Donald Trump’s inauguration crowd scenes inflated, dolphins in Venice’s Grand Canal,...

How Laws Against Fake News Could End Up Being Super Oppressive

With several countries introducing or proposing to introduce laws against fake news, many social activists fear that such laws could be misused to eventually...

A Story of Socrates (and How He Dealt With Fake News)

In this age of deception, a story about Socrates remains relevant. The famous Greek philosopher teaches us how to deal with rumors — in other...

Siding With the CCP: Facebook Wrongly Classifying Content as Fake

Facebook has announced that it will alert users who have been exposed to fake news about the coronavirus. People who have commented, liked, shared,...

FBI: China Is the Biggest Tech Thief

Christopher Wray, Director of the FBI, has pointed to China as the single biggest law enforcement threat and tech thief facing the United States...

China’s Ancient Spider Fossil Deemed a Hoax, Unmasked as a Crayfish

Earlier this year, a remarkable new fossil specimen was unearthed in the Lower Cretaceous Yixian Formation of China by area fossil hunters — possibly...

Heated Elections: Taiwan Gets Serious About Fighting Chinese Disinformation

The presidential election in Taiwan is scheduled to be held next month. And China is furiously trying to manipulate it through disinformation so that...

Cynical Social Media Voices Can Erode Trust in News Media

Amid rising concerns about low public trust in mainstream media institutions, a Rutgers study found that real-life and online social interactions can strongly influence...

When Banning Fake News Is Even More Dangerous Than Fake News

Singapore has proposed a fake news bill, which, if passed, has the potential to severely curtail free speech in the region. People with opinions...

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