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New EDMO campaign: Be Election Smart

As the 2024 European Parliament elections approach, millions of Europeans will play a crucial role in shaping the future of European democracy by voting. At the same time, widespread disinformation campaigns intended to undermine the electoral process have been detected across the EU.  In response to this pressing challenge, EDMO and the EDMO Hubs launched […]

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Deepfakes and Elections

Writing in The Conversation, Eileen Culloty considers concerns about the role of deepfakes in upcoming elections. We’ve yet to really understand how big an impact deepfakes could have on elections. But a number of examples point the way to how they may be used. This may be the year when lots of mistakes are made […]

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Submission to the public consultation on An Coimisiún Toghcháin’s first draft research programme

EDMO Ireland contributed to FuJo’s submission to the public consultation on An Coimisiún Toghcháin’s first draft research programme. The submission contained the following on electoral interference: When it comes to protecting Ireland’s democracy and electoral events, combating online electoral interference is of the utmost importance. We note that electoral interference may be interpreted in different […]