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Congress is ready to join the crusade against so-called “fake news,” forwarding a measure through the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to combat purported foreign propaganda and disinformation. The news comes after mainstream media have been busy promoting bogus blacklists, lashing out at those who dare question the narrative. According to VOA:
“A congressional committee on Wednesday approved the measure, which would expand the ability of the State Department’s Global Engagement Center to identify and combat online disinformation. It still must be voted on by the full House and Senate and signed by the president before taking effect…
originally posted by: dukeofjive696969
Here we go, more rights sre going to be taken away, good luck americans.
originally posted by: DreamerOracle
I wonder how long it will be before they hit the conspiracy websites??? It is coming... Such is the 4th Rieche. Couldn't fund the rise of the Rieche this time round, so they are doing it themselves.
When you have a Trump(Fart), it's always a precursor to a SHT....
originally posted by: BlueShaman
MSM's dream come true. Believe only the 'official' news we spew out. Everything else is fake.
originally posted by: JinMI
a reply to: TerryMcGuire
So Dems are going to push Breitbart? Interesting.
“There is definitely bipartisan concern about the Russian government engaging in covert influence activities of this nature,” Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in a statement. “If you read section 501 of this year’s intelligence authorization bill, it directs the President to set up an interagency committee to ‘counter active measures by Russia to exert covert influence over peoples and governments.’ So that shows you that senators from both parties are clearly concerned about Russian covert influence efforts.”