A closer look at one of the most accepted norms for AI systems demonstrates the challenges inherent in incorporating democratic values.
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Twitter Changes Boost Autocrats’ Digital Disinformation
Recent changes at Twitter have enabled authoritarian governments in Russia, China, and Iran to amplify propaganda and disinformation.
Podcast: Between Democracy And Autocracy
Between democracy and autocracy is an anocracy, defined by political scientists as a country that has elements of both forms of government.
More Effort Is Needed To Open Election Data Globally
In more than 20 countries, voter turnout data is unavailable from official sources or the Election Management Body online.
How Modern Military Technology Reduces Probability Of Democratisation
The spread of military technologies is an inhibitor to democratic reform. This raises serious questions regarding the future.
Journalist Imprisonments Reach 30-Year High
The number of journalists jailed around the world set yet another record this year, with 363 imprisoned as of December 1, 2022.
Electoral Officials All Over The World Face Aggression And Harassment
Disinformation and…aggression targeting electoral officials in the information environment is a global problem and threat to democracy.
A Time Of Unease And Challenge For Democracy
With nations across the world increasingly wary of the leadership of the United States, the war in Ukraine poses a test for the West.
Who Belongs In The Club Of Democracies?
Today’s authoritarians are increasing…mutual collaboration in new organizations and through long-established intergovernmental agencies.
Governments Embrace Internet Shutdowns As A Form Of Control
The tendency toward digital authoritarianism is intensifying, with Sudan, Syria, Jordan and Jaipur serving as some key examples.