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MisDisMal-Information Edition 34

This is an excerpt from Edition 34 of MisDisMal-Information:  For the complete edition, go to:  Of Hex, Lies and (not just)Video deepfakes – MisDisMal-Information Newsletter (substack.com) Of Hex, Lies and (not just)Video deepfakes Hex, Big Lies and Consequential facts Warning: This portion...

MisDisMal-Information Edition 33

This is an excerpt from Edition 33 of MisDisMal-Information:  For the complete edition, go to:  Of Regulating the ‘internet’ this week, climate meme themes The worrying themes of climate memes Cameron Oglesby writes about politically charged memes, especially around climate change [Grist]:...

MisDisMal-Information Edition 32

This is an excerpt from Edition 30 of MisDisMal-Information:  For the complete edition, go to: Of Good(ol’)witch-hunting, Big Tech-whatever information-I-have, Fac-xit and K[r]oopthink Big Tech-whatever I information I have and Good(ol’)witch-hunting I have no doubt you’re already aware of the Delhi Police...

MisDisMal-Information Edition 30

This is an excerpt from Edition 30 of MisDisMal-Information:  For the complete edition, go to: Of Whose Time Is It Anyway, IndiaAgainstPropOganda, Big Tech-lomacy Whose time is it anyway? Over the last few weeks, I’ve been asked this question on more that...

MisDisMal-Information Edition 26 : Of Anti-vaxxing eloquent, doom profiting, political superspreaders and the ‘Right’ kind of social media

This is an excerpt from Edition 26 of MisDisMal-Information:  For the complete edition, go to: Of Anti-vaxxing eloquent, doom profiting, political superspreaders and the ‘Right’ kind of social media Anti-vaxxing Eloquence Let me start with asking you a question. Do you...

The wrong way to regulate disinformation

This article originally appeared in Deccan Herald. When the Kerala Governor signed a controversial Ordinance, now withdrawn, proposing amendments to the Kerala Police Act, there was understandably a significant amount of criticism and ire directed at the state government for...

Of regulating information and disorder: MisDisMal-Information Edition 25

This is an excerpt from edition 25 of MisDisMal-Information (Of regulating information and disorder)– For the complete edition, go here. There was a lot of concern over the weekend as Kerala’s Governor gave his assent to an ordinance to amend the Kerala...

MisDisMal-Information Edition 23

This newsletter is published at techpolicy.substack.com An excerpt from Edition 23 is reproduced below. Of letting bycotts be boycotts, banned if you don’t, Q-A-going-going-gone? Let bycotts be boycotts? No, that’s not a typo, bycotts are a thing (see image)👇 And I...

MisDisMal-Information Edition 22

This newsletter is published at techpolicy.substack.com An excerpt from Edition 22 is reproduced below. Of Q-A-Gone, Laughter, Models and Roles Q-A-gone This is one of the few occasions I won’t be starting off with an India-centric bit. And while the context...

MisDisMal-Information Edition 21

This newsletter is published at techpolicy.substack.com An excerpt from Edition 21 is reproduced below. Of Humour, Framing, Tin-foil pyramids and Bot-ching Democracy Conspiracies, Rumour and Humour Just a joke, or not just a joke? Framing counts From 28th September – 2nd...
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