Authoritarian Tech

Modern technology was supposed to end dictatorship. But will it end democracy instead?



Money and power. Disinformation. Authoritarian technology. We are tracking how global trends are reshaping your world.

The Big Idea

Ransomware: The New Disinformation

Ransomware increasingly shares the aims of disinformation campaigns: to spread popular doubt in governments and institutions, to undermine expertise, and to foster political and social instability.

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