Author: Vincent Milano

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Freedom on the Net 2021

Freedom House has recently released a new report, Freedom on the Net 2021: The Global Drive to Control Big Tech. As a part of their annual Freedom on the Net series, this report provides an overview of the latest developments in online freedom across the globe, and assesses and ranks...

State of Obesity in the U.S.

Trust for America’s Heath (TFAH) has recently released State of Obesity 2021: Better Policies for a Healthier America, their latest in an annual series that reports overweight and obesity rates for U.S. adults by age, race/ethnicity and state of residence. The report also provides recommendations for obesity-related policies and programs...

Gaming and Extremism

The Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) has launched a new project that will study the links between far-right extremism and online gaming. Called the Gaming and Extremism series, the goal of the project is to understand the “role online gaming plays in the strategy of far-right extremists” through a series...

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Resilience Against Disinformation

Whether it’s the spread of “fake news,” the emergence of deepfake technology, or foreign actors on social media, the existence of mis- and disinformation is very prevalent in our lives today. To warn of the dangers of mis- and disinformation, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has created a new...

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Threats to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

As the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are set to begin on July 23, Recorded Future has released a new report outlining potential threats and threat actors to the 2020 Games. Titled Threats to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the first section of the report analyses Cyber Operations Targeting the Olympics...

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Recommendations from the Independent Review Commission on Sexual Assault in the Military

In February 2021, a 90-day Independent Review Commission (IRC) on Sexual Assault in the Military was established to assess the military’s current treatment of sexual assault and sexual harassment. The IRC reviewed the military’s policies and processes regarding sexual assault and sexual harassment, and spoke to over 600 people including...

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Active Shooter Incidents – 2020

The US Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have released Active Shooter Incidents in the United States in 2020, their latest report in a series of documented active shooter incidents. This report outlines the 40 active shooter incidents that occurred in the United States in 2020. Active shooter incidents are...

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White Supremacy Search Trends in the United States

Moonshot, along with the Anti-Defamation League, have recently released a report analyzing the internet searching habits of Americans on topics related to white supremacy and anti-Semitism. The study covers the period of July 2020 – March 2021, during which the events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement,...