Disinfo Update 22/06/2021

Fake Reviews on Amazon. A recent Amazon blog post attributes the company’s long-standing problem of fake product reviews to “bad actors attempting to solicit fake reviews outside Amazon, particularly via social media services.”


Disinfo Update 08/06/2021

In a report released on Thursday, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) assessed the implementation of the EU’s disinformation action plan presented in December 2018, including the Code of Practice, which it finds “fell short of its goal”.


Disinfo Update 01/06/2021

Last Wednesday, the European Commission issued a Guidance document designed to improve the EU’s Code of Practice on Disinformation, the voluntary self-regulation programme established in 2018, to which Facebook, Google, Twitter, TikTok, and a handful of other platforms and trade associations are signatories.