In Viginum's shadows, 'state start-up' Disinfo fights fake news for French foreign ministry

Hosted by the ministry's "digital ambassador", Disinfo, which develops open-source tools to monitor disinformation, was created in April 2019 by national security directorate SGDSN's inter-ministerial anti-fake news task force. As such, it represents the "soft power" component of the French government's efforts to counter disinformation. [...] (491 words)
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