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The Role of Tech In The 2020 Election

Nov 07, 2020
The US 2020 elections have been fraught with misinformation, including the rise of "fake news” and threats of foreign intervention emerging after 2016, ongoing concerns of racially-targeted disinformation, and new threats related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Digital technologies will have played a more important role in the 2020 elections than ever before. Stanford Cyber Policy Center, in collaboration with the Freeman Spogli Institute and the Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, hosted a day-after discussion of the role of digital technologies in the 2020 Elections. Speakers include: - Nathaniel Persily, faculty co-director of the Cyber Policy Center and Director of the Program on Democracy and the Internet - Marietje Schaake, the Center’s International Policy Director and International Policy Fellow at Stanford’s Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence - Alex Stamos, Director of the Cyber Center’s Internet Observatory and former Chief Security Officer at Facebook and Yahoo - Renee DiResta, Research Manager at the Internet Observatory - Andy Grotto, Director of the Center’s Program on Geopolitics, Technology, and Governance - Kelly Born, the Center’s Executive Director