Pentagon declares war on memes #PJW

The Pentagon has declared war on memes as DARPA launches a new program to fight “polarizing viral content” before it spreads. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking to create software with the capability to “automatically detect, attribute, and characterize falsified multi-modal media to defend against large-scale, automated disinformation attacks.” The software will scan […]

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Senate moves bill with up to $15,000 fines for sharing memes online

A bi-partisan bill working its way through Congress could drastically change how copyright claims are processed, and would create a system to impose up to $30,000 in fines on anyone who shares protected material online. In other words, the Congress wants to make it easier to sue people who send a or post images that […]

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Ilhan Omar Marriage Flummoxes Media Fact-Checkers

The ‘baseless smear’ that can’t be debunked Brent Scher – July 22, 2019 5:00 AM Media outlets scrambled to prove false the accusation that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) married her brother after President Donald Trump mentioned it, but none have been able to definitively reach an answer, largely due to Omar’s unwillingness to provide […]

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