Brazilian Supreme Court Reinstates Telegram After Ban

Last Friday, the Brazilian Supreme Court banned the popular messaging app Telegram due to the company’s failure to comply with anti-disinformation legislation. Judge Alexandre de Moraes made the decision after the Dubai-based company repeatedly refused to follow judicial orders to crack down on disinformation campaigns associated with President Jair Bolsonaro.

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The Misinformation Pandemic: COVID-19 and the Chaotic Cacophony of Lies and Distortions

The rising tide of misinformation, disinformation, and propaganda has been well-documented in recent years, particularly as internet access and social media consumption have become seemingly ubiquitous. But in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the scourge of misinformation has intensified, with a cost that can—at least in some cases—be measured in human lives.

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Chinese-style democracy

The public spat between the United States and China at the recent bilateral summit held in Alaska clearly showed that future relations between the two world powers will not only be very difficult but could also escalate dangerously.

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