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As Election Nears, Government and Tech Firms Push Back on Russia (and Trump)

20 Oct 2020

John Carlin spoke to the New York Times about the efforts underway to disrupt Russia’s information-warfare systems in the weeks leading up to the U.S. presidential election.

According to John, the Trump administration’s denial of what happened in 2016 gave Russia lots of leeway.

“The details in the indictment are stunning and reveal Russian operatives at the direction of the state attacking the whole world,” he said, adding that “these attacks on countries and civilian behavior won’t stop until the commander-in-chief calls it out and works with the rest of the victimized world to deter future indiscriminate attacks.”

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