DisinfoCon by DRI brings together renowned international experts on disinformation to discuss today’s most pressing disinformation challenges and prepare for tomorrow’s. This hybrid event investigates the new frontier of disinformation – and its potential impact to democracy.
About Disinfo Radar
Disinfo Radar is an interactive online resource examining three core pillars of disinformation.
Our data-driven analyses provide updates on the ever-evolving disinformation landscape.
Pay to Pray: The Privacy Pitfalls of Faith-based Mobile Apps
Investigations into several faith-based apps reveal that many harvest sensitive information and sell it to untransparent third-party vendors. Such practices have the potential to provide malicious actors with the information they need to craft targeted disinformation campaigns.
Stable Diffusion, Open Access Image Generation and Disinformation
Stable Diffusion is one of the most powerful AI text-to-image generators ever developed. It is freely available and comes with few restrictions. That raises ethical questions – especially regarding racist or sexually explicit content.
What a Pixel Can Tell: Text-to-Image Generation and its Disinformation Potential
Text-to-image-generation is an impressive technology with fascinating potential and legitimate uses. But it could have daunting effects on our democratic public discourse.
On the Radar: Mapping the Tools, Tactics and Narratives of Tomorrow’s Disinformation Environment
The hazy world of online disinformation is about to get even hazier. In this publication, DRI analyses the cutting-edge tools and strategies shaping the future of disinformation.
The 2021 German federal election in retrospect: A meta analysis of the online election campaign
Germany’s September 2021 federal election took place in a highly online environment during the pandemic, increasing risks of digital violence against politicians, negative campaigning and attempts at coordinated online disinformation.