23 October 2021
Video Conferencing @zoom_us censoring HongKong Pro-Democracy Activists, per request of CCP. "Zoom has admitted it suspended the accounts of human rights activists at the behest of the Chinese government."
@Twitter making "state-linked information operations" material available on its public archive - publishing data on influence operation run by China Russia and Turkey
Nearly 18,000 Youtube videos related to the Syrian conflict have disappeared in the past month alone. They are safely preserved with the Syrian Archive.
Announcement by @amazon today that it's placing a one-year moratorium on police use of its Rekognition service. This follows Monday's decision by @IBM to exit the facial recognition business
India Honda Motorcycle plants in India out of action following a cyberattack attack. In total, the cyberattack affected 11 Honda plants – including five in the United States (US), according to local media reports
1 year ago
U.S. CENTCOM commander general Kenneth McKenzie: ISIS has tried to retain a "global cyber presence"
Naval Station Norfolk has been selected as one of the @DeptofDefense testing sites for 5G. It is the first in Virginia & just the second on East Coast in the program. Testing at NSN will focus on shipwide & pier connectivity. @CNRMA @WTKR3
China is "trying to steal our vaccines, as we speak," through intellectual property theft, Trump trade aide Peter Navarro says on Fox News
Facebook has started labeling some content as coming from state-run propagandist news agencies such as Russia's RT & Sputnik, & China's Xinhua News & People's Daily
China foreign ministry, on Facebook's measures against Chinese state media, says social media companies should not selectively create obstacles
@Facebook labeling "media outlets that are wholly or partially under the editorial control of their government."
Snapchat stops boosting Trump posts, says president incites "racial violence"
Confirmed: Network disruptions affecting YouTube and Instagram registered in Venezuela following National Assembly extraordinary session, also affecting NASA/SpaceX live streams
The official White House account has reposted the text of President Trump's tweet which was flagged by Twitter as glorifying violence
Mark Zuckerberg raises the possibility of Facebook and WhatsApp being banned in HongKong as Beijing tightens its grip on the SAR, saying he hopes to find a way to "keep offering the services in the long-term"
Twitter places public interest notice on this new tweet from President Trump. "violates our policies regarding the glorification of violence based on the historical context of the last line, its connection to violence, and the risk it could inspire similar actions today"
Pres Trump says he would delete his Twitter account "in a heartbeat," if only he didn't need it to respond to "fake news" reports about him and his policies. He also said he would shut down Twitter if need be, but he'd need legal advice on how to do it
1 year ago
Germany said Thursday it is seeking EU sanctions against a Russian man over his alleged role in the hacking of the German parliament. Germany’s Foreign Ministry said it called in Russian ambassador Sergei Nechayev to inform him in person of the move.
US President: Today will be historic for "social media platforms" and "fairness"
The White House did not consult the FCC on a forthcoming executive order pertaining to social media companies, according to a person briefed on the matter. This suggests the draft order has not gone through the normal interagency review process
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter labelled two of his tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims
Trump threatens to shut down social media after a row with Twitter
Twitter labels Trump's tweets with a fact-check for the first time
1 year ago
Turkish State Broadcaster TRT Launches Russian Channel To Fight 'Disinformation And Manipulation'
@IranIntl has been targeted by Iran IRGC cyber operatives who have made replicas of the channel's social media accounts in order to arrest @IranIntl supporters inside the country
UK's PM Boris Johnson develops plans to completely remove Huawei from UK infrastructure by 2023, reducing its role as quickly as possible. This change of mind is linked to the COVID epidemic1 year ago
UK's PM Boris Johnson develops plans to completely remove Huawei from UK infrastructure by 2023, reducing its role "as quickly as possible". This change of mind is linked to the COVID epidemic
VPN downloads surge as Beijing signals its plans for a new security law in Hong Kong. NordVPN even had to add extra server capacity in response.
Cyber Command chief and NSA Director Gen. Paul Nakasone says securing the 2020 elections is his "top priority" in Cyber Command anniversary video released today
Numerous Israeli websites are under cyber attack; hackers claim that Israel's destruction "has begun"
Dozens of websites in Israel were attacked by a cyber attack, believed to be Iranian
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