Black People Politics : russia-hacking-is-bigger-than-anyone-thought

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    http://thegrio.com/2017/03/31/experts-say-russia-hacking-is-bigger-than-anyone-thought/

    Experts say Russia hacking is bigger than anyone thought

    Experts say Russian meddling in the 2016 election included fake news, cyber trolls, smear campaigns and even slayings they say could have ties to Russia.
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    Russian experts painted a sinister picture of Russian meddling in the 2016 election Thursday, telling the Senate intelligence committee about fake news, cyber trolls, smear campaigns and even slayings they say could have ties to the Kremlin.


    “That Russian effort is before us in plain sight in countless internet trolls, fake or distorted news spread by fake news services,”
     
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    remember all the postings about 'hate hillary' ? all the posters saying 'don't vote' ?
    i believe the russians were waging a cyber war to split the black vote.
    it worked.
     
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    You seriously over estimate the size of our population to think the Russians were focused on splitting our vote. Your statement also does not take into account that the group that turned against Hillary more than White men were White women, with 53% of White women voters supporting Trump over Hillary. So if a group's votes were successfully split, it was White women's.

    Still I personally did not like either, seeing both as a detriment to the middle class and would still vote third party again.
     
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    i am not saying they focused solely on us. they waged a cyber war. we were a battle.
     
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    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/russian-trolls-fake-news_us_58dde6bae4b08194e3b8d5c4

    1,000 Paid Russian Trolls Spread Fake News On Clinton, Senate Intelligence Heads Told

    A former FBI agent testified that President Donald Trump helped spread fake news by embracing the stories against his opponents.
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    Senate intelligence committee leaders have received reports that Russia hired at least 1,000 trolls to spread fake news stories to hurt Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton during the presidential election.

    “What really concerns me [are reports] there were upwards of 1,000 paid internet trolls working out of a facility in Russia, in effect taking over a series of computers which are then called botnets that can generate news down to specific areas,” said Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee. He appeared Wednesday with GOP intel chair Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) at a press conference before committee hearings began.
     
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