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Speaking of cyber warfare, here in Britain we heard allegations that Russia somehow "fixed" the election to get Don elected into the White House.
How exactly did they do that?
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Speaking of cyber warfare, here in Britain we heard allegations that Russia somehow "fixed" the election to get Don elected into the White House.
How exactly did they do that?
They didn't. These allegations are from the same people who did collude with the Russians, The DNC.
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They didn't. These allegations are from the same people who did collude with the Russians, The DNC.
The way it was presented in the news, I thought the Russkis had been dropping paratroops all over America to frogmarch people to the polling stations at gunpoint to vote for Don..
How about it Colonel Ostrovsky?

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It should be noted - as made clear in the Senate hearings - the determination of Russian-backed twitter networks involves the following:

First, "Russian-linked" twitter accounts were identified as any twitter account which


In other words, any twitter account not only based in Russia but even using Cyrillic (e.g. Ukrainian, Serbian, Belorussian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, etc) is "Russian-linked". This would also include any Russian immigrant living in the US (800,000), Israel (several million), Europe (several million) or any Serb, Belorussian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Macedonian or member of the various former nationalities of the USSR who use Russian or Cyrillic with respect to their twitter account - all are "Russian-linked".

If these persons happen to retweet each other's tweets they become a 'Russian-linked twitter network'.

If they also happened to mention anything about the US election or the various candidates thereof, then they become 'members of a Russian-linked twitter network attempting to influence the US election'.

pretty easy to whip up the winds of paranoia..
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