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Those [unverified videos of the war in Ukraine] can be used to enlighten folks on what's really happening on the ground. They can also be taken out of context and used to mislead or to disinform. We see all of that happening in this conflict.
[On Tiktok as part of China's information campaign] I think China has used information manipulation to shape views on issues that are of geopolitical relevance to it. For some time now, those efforts are becoming more assertive and I think they'll only continue to grow"
[On intelligence disclosure and information declassifications during the war in Ukraine] The purpose of that activity is to highlight the costs to the Russian population at home and to impose costs on individual actors. But doxing, in general, makes me uncomfortable.
[On TikTok influencers posting Chinese information campaigns] It allows them to boost the reach and the resonance of their messaging to make it appear to be authentic, independent content
[Chinese social media influencers pushing propaganda] want to promote a positive vision of China to drown out their human rights records.