A Closer Look at Online Deception and Disinformation

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Suzanne M. Williams (Editor)

Series: Internet Policies and Issues
BISAC: COM060040

In the two-plus decades since the creation of the internet, we have seen life for Americans and their families transformed in many positive ways. The internet provides new opportunities for commerce, education, information, and connecting people. However, along with these many new opportunities, we have seen new challenges as well. Bad actors are stocking the online marketplace, using deceptive techniques to influence consumers, deceptive designs to fool them into giving away personal information, stealing their money, and engaging in other unfair practices.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. Americans at Risk: Manipulation and Deception in the Digital Age
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce

Chapter 2. Online Imposters and Disinformation
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Index