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Combating Information Manipulation: A Playbook for Elections and Beyond

A new playbook from the International Republican Institute (IRI), the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the Stanford Internet Observatory (SIO) aims to help identify, respond to, and build long...

Stanford Internet Observatory: 2019-2021

A report on the Stanford Internet Observatory's first two years


Playbook shares best practices to combat information manipulation

September 2021

The playbook will be launched on Monday 20 September at 9:30am ET.

America’s Anti-Hacking Laws Pose a Risk to National Security

September 2021

A new piece in Brookings by Riana Pfefferkorn looks at anti-hacking laws

Topologies and Tribulations of Gettr

August 2021

A month in the life of a new alt-network


Confronting Health Misinformation: A Discussion with the Surgeon General on Building a Healthy Information Environment

June 25, 2021

* WATCH THE YOUTUBE LIVE STREAM *   Join the Stanford Internet Observatory for a conversation with US Surgeon General Vivek H.

Reactions to New Proposals on End-to-End Encryption

June 25, 2021

  The Stanford Internet Observatory will host a panel of speakers presenting views on new products and services intended to protect children in encrypted spaces.

The Long Fuse: Misinformation and the 2020 election

February 25, 2021

Please join us on Wednesday March 3, 2020 from 3:00-4:30 pm EST (12:00-1:30 PST) for The Long Fuse: Misinformation in the 2020 Election, the public launch of a comprehensive report tracking mis-...


ayca Ayça Alemdaroğlu Research Scholar, CDDRL Associate Director, Program on Turkey
rsd18 083 0009a Alex Stamos Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
Man in a black suit smiling Ronald E Robertson Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford Internet Observatory
woman in a black shirt smiling Karen Nershi Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford Internet Observatory
headshot of Josh Goldstein Josh A. Goldstein Predoctoral Fellow, Stanford Internet Observatory
Daniel Bush Daniel Bush Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford Internet Observatory
isabella garcia camargo headshot Isabella Garcia-Camargo Former Research Analyst, Stanford Internet Observatory
Shelby Perkins headshot Shelby Perkins Graduate Research Assistant, Stanford Internet Observatory
vanessa molter Vanessa Molter Graduate Research Assistant, Stanford Internet Observatory
photo kurzynski Maciej Kurzynski Graduate Research Assistant, Stanford Internet Observatory, PhD Candidate, Chinese
Alex Zaheer Headshot Alex Zaheer Graduate Research Assistant Technical Research Assistant
david thiel David Thiel Chief Technical Officer, Stanford Internet Observatory Chief Technical Officer, Stanford Internet Observatory