Case Histories

Examples of Communities Being Impacted, sorted by category

Filter Bubbles, Fake News, Promoted Hateful content

US Case-studies and technical analyses

Electoral Interference

Facial Recognition

  • Persecution of political opponents in the Ryazan region in Russia, the Ministry of Internal Affairs uses a mobile biometric system equipped with AI face recognition. This allows them to identify individuals at public events, which increases the likelihood that the police will be able to use this technology to identify and arrest political protesters.

Customs and Immigration Canada

  • Bots at the Gate
  • Less definitive examples of right-wing co-opting/playing mainstream news and/or algos Border hysteria 2018 (caravan nonsense) versus 90s border hysteria (pete wilson, minutemen, TV-news-based campaign to demonize “brown wave”

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