MICS Capstone Project Fall 2019

Disinformation Defense

Weaponized disinformation is already damaging election integrity, and campaign regulations and privacy law have not kept elections fair and secure. Our ML model prototypes behavioral prediction using public census data and estimates benefits of anonymizing interventions. AI speed and optimization utilizing personal information will soon pose dramatic threats to free and fair elections, and regulation disallowing personalized advertising and messaging in campaigns is essential.

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December 12, 2019