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Microsoft launches Defending Democracy Program to protect against hacking and misinformation

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Concern about Russian interference in both the US presidential election and the UK Brexit referendum highlighted the importance the internet now plays in political campaigns. But as well as being a powerful tool, it’s also something that open to abuse and manipulation. This is something Microsoft recognizes, and the company is launching a new Defending Democracy Program with the express aim of safeguarding the electoral processes. See also: Microsoft releases Project Honolulu as Windows Admin Center Microsoft discovers blocking bug and delays the release of Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Microsoft releases update that fixes problematic Meltdown patch The company… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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