This initiative aims to anticipate actions affecting the integrity of the election in order to better understand them. It is part of of a programme developed by the organisation Reset which aims to monitor digital threats to to electoral integrity.
The information ecosystem has changed significantly over the past decade, and with it the way democratic debate is conducted in the age of social networks. New foreign interference, domestic coordination aimed at amplifying certain polarising issues or to amplify certain polarising issues or to increase mistrust of institutions, harassment campaigns and and cyber attacks on political representatives or journalists.
These are all tactics that can influence public opinion and threaten the integrity of the election.
In 2016, Russia’s intervention in the US presidential election provoked strong reactions from the
reactions from governments, digital platforms and civil society.
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