Cybersecurity for Political Campaigns in the Digital Age Cybersecurity for Political Campaigns in the Digital Age
Cybersecurity for Political Campaigns in the Digital Age
September 20, 2018
By Amy Studdart In the weeks leading up to the Swedish general election on September 9, Sweden’s Social Democrat’s website was repeatedly flooded with fake traffic, causing it to slow down and ultimately crash for several hours. The majority of the traffic originated in Russia and North ...
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China’s Ambitions in Artificial Intelligence: A Challenge to the Future of Democracy? China’s Ambitions in Artificial Intelligence: A Challenge to the Future of Democracy?
China's Ambitions in Artificial Intelligence: A Challenge to the Future of Democracy?
August 8, 2018
By Elsa B. Kania Although artificial intelligence (AI) has immense potential for good, its rapid advance is also provoking intense anxieties. Among concerns about “killer robots,” “summoning the demon,” and potential existential threats to humanity, perhaps a graver threat is already immediate—the d ...
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Democratic Activism and the Battle Against Modern Kleptocracy Democratic Activism and the Battle Against Modern Kleptocracy
Democratic Activism and the Battle Against Modern Kleptocracy
July 31, 2018
By Dave Peterson In July 2018, famed Angolan journalist and anti-corruption activist Rafael Marques de Morais was acquitted after a two-year legal battle against the Angolan government. Marques and his co-defendant Mariano Brás, the editor of the weekly Angolan newspaper O Crime, faced serious charg ...
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The “CAMP” Sectors and the Threat from Sharp Power The “CAMP” Sectors and the Threat from Sharp Power
The “CAMP" Sectors and the Threat from Sharp Power
July 24, 2018
By Christopher Walker In democratic countries, the spheres of culture, academia, media, and publishing (the CAMP sectors) are open and accessible, and they must remain so. Yet at a time when the leading authoritarian regimes are contesting democracy at the level of ideas, principles, and standards, ...
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