In this Covid19 special, we have an interesting discussion on how this pandemic became widespread with the advent of lies and fake news.
Our special guest, Arwen Smit, walks us through a few eye opening topics in times like this:
- Three questions regarding lies:
- How strong is a lie?
- Who can the lie reach?
- How to sever the link between the two
- Taxonomy of “fake news”: Mis-information, Mal-information, Dis-information
- What type of fake news was spread during the outbreak and where does it fit in?
- Is Corona virus used to push adversarial narratives?
- What are the Debunked stories regarding Corona?
- How can we solve these problems moving forward? What role does tech have to play?
All this and more on this week’s episode of Encrypted!
Special Guest: Arwen Smit.