“It’s a terrible world in which rage and fantasy replace logic and truth, and cyber-enabled information portends just such a world,”

“If it’s left unchecked, it undermines our ability — the world’s ability — to deal constructively with all of the threats facing us including especially those of nuclear weapons and climate change.”

― Herb Lin, senior research scholar for cyberpolicy and security at Stanford University.

Campaigns by nationalist leaders and their surrogates to spread misinformation, particularly online, are worsening social divisions and undermining confidence in science, elections and democratic institutions, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists warns.

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