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It’s not just the Russians anymore as Iranians and others turn up disinformation efforts ahead of 2020 vote

“Human rights lawyer Simin Kargar, of Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, said Iran for years has harassed journalists, political dissidents and artists in its internal disinformation campaigns. She has watched as Iran increasingly deployed such tactics against foreign targets.

‘I would be surprised if the Iranians weren’t trying to expand their operations for the coming election, especially with the rising tensions between Iran and the United States,’ Kargar said. ‘They would be far more savvy by 2020.’”

Read more in the Washington Post

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