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People participate in an anti-Asian violence protest on April 4, 2021 in New York City. Security operations group FireEye found a Chinese Communist Party-sponsored botnet had not only expanded its influence operations into other languages and fringe social media and websites, but attempted to mobilize real world users to attend an April 24 anti-Asian hate protest in New York City.
Chinese Botnet Tried to Mobilize Social Media Users to Protest Anti-Asian Hate: Report
A new report examining a long-running series of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) sponsored social media botnets that pose as organic users found the network has begun to utilize smaller social media sites, including in multiple...
The governor of Texas, Republican Greg Abbott, plans to sign into law a bill that will prevent social media platforms from censoring the state's citizens' posts.
Texas Cracks Down on Big Tech Censorship with New Bill
The governor of Texas, Republican Greg Abbott, plans to sign into law a bill that will prevent social media platforms from censoring the state’s citizens’ posts. After declaring that censorship won’t be tolerated in the...
The CCP is using the COVID-19 pandemic to spread its propaganda.
Communist China Shifts Its Propaganda Narrative on COVID-19
Ever since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been trying to cover up information about the crisis and shift responsibilities to other countries for the spread of the virus. ...