The strategic advisor of the Academy participated in The State of the Net Conference held in the USA on 26-27 Jan 2021
The enormous challenges of moderating content and enabling free expression on the Internet became even more challenging in 2020. Internet companies, government officials, and leading experts dealt with misinformation and disinformation at enormous scale. Early in 2021 content moderation experts all felt a sickening feeling as an angry mob stormed the Capitol Building to overturn an election. Panel of the Conference experts discussed the efforts to manage content and expression online and other challenging issues.
“The Solar Winds hack” case was discussed in the context of perspective Biden Administration’s cybersecurity approaches to such devastating attacks.
International Information Academy gained new partners in cybersecurity and counteracting disinformation campaigns.