Week of December 12, 2021

The Digital Forensic Research Lab hosts its annual government-to-government forum, 360/StratCom, on the margins of the Biden Administration’s Summit for Democracy. The three-day forum convened government officials from allied countries with civil society leaders and industry representatives. Watch a series of private and public conversations on everything from digital policy and tech governance to accountable information ecosystems and what it means to be proactively democratic in a hyperconnected world.

Technology helped sustain the movement (2019 Hong Kong protests)… we can organize ourselves in a leaderless way. That is, there is no one to tell us what to do.

Glacier Chung Ching Kwong

It’s a multilateral conversation… you have a right to know what information is produced about you.

Nanjala Nyabola

So many ideals and values that so many people fought for in the 20th century, they are at stake. We’re seeing a decline in democracies globally.

Anne Marie Engtoft Larsen

There are competitive concerns with data sharing and privacy… not wanting to show too much leg when it comes to systems a company uses to curate content.

Jason Pielemeier

The Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) has operationalized the study of disinformation by exposing falsehoods and fake news, documenting human rights abuses, and building digital resilience worldwide.