The Facebook hearings remind us: information warfare is here to stay

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Reflecting on this week's hearings, Renee DiResta and Jonathon Morgon tell us to buckle up:

As Senator John Kennedy put it during Tuesday’s hearing: “Our promised digital utopia, we have discovered, has minefields.” We’ll need to invent new systems for defending ourselves, new partnerships between media companies, government and researchers, and new approaches to educating ourselves about how information moves from one account to another online. This is an enormous, complex problem that took decades to create, and it will take decades to solve. It’s only the beginning. 

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