Disrupted: Evidence of Widespread Digital Disruption of the 2019 European Elections. Joint submission by Avaaz and ISD

The Institute for Strategic Dialogue and Avaaz

This briefing brings together the observations of a coalition of organisation who monitored the 2019 European Parliamentary Elections to identify distortion, disruption or interference campaigns and the technology companies response to them.

You can read more about ISD’s work monitoring the 2019 EU Elections in our interim report, published 24th May 2019. The full report will be published July 2019.

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT HERE

Extracts From ISD’s Submitted Response to the UK Government Online Harms White Paper

On 8th April 2019, the UK Government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) released its much-anticipated Online Harms White Paper, setting out a range of proposed legislative and non-legislative measures to tackle online harms ranging from illegal (e.g. terrorist content) through to harmful but not necessarily illegal online behaviour.