Weaponization of the Internet


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The internet promised all an equal voice in public discourse, but bots and rogue advertising are being used to manipulate public opinion, critically threatening public dialog. Globally, nation states, partisan agencies and political parties have grabbed the internet & social media reins to spread disinformation. This panel explores issues involved in controlling the internet, censorship and the impact on democracy.

Participants
Nathaniel Gleicher

Head of Cybersecurity Policy, Facebook

Robert Joyce

Senior Advisor, National Security Agency

Ted Schlein

Partner, Kleiner Perkins


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