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Gideon Freud

10 Articles

About Me

Gideon is a Senior Intelligence Writer at ActiveFence. He graduated from Oxford University in 2012, where he studied social and cultural anthropology with a special focus on the growth of political extremism in Europe. He joined ActiveFence in January 2021, and is interested in researching the development of national laws focused on regulating online activities.

Gideon's Articles

Cyber Threat Intelligence, Disinformation

Countering Malicious Bots

Malicious bots are used to spread disinformation and other online harms, and stopping them requires Trust & Safety teams to utilize a…
February 16, 2023 10 min read
Hate Speech, Internet Law, Violent Extremism

Mapping Internet Regulations: Online Hate Speech

ActiveFence provides a searchable interactive guide to the legislation of over 70 countries that govern online hate speech content.
May 17, 2022 7 min read
Internet Law, Latest, Terrorism, Violent Extremism

Mapping Internet Regulations: Online Terrorist Content

ActiveFence provides a searchable interactive guide to the legislation of over 60 countries that govern online terrorist content.
April 12, 2022 6 min read
ActiveFence shares what steps gaming platforms can take to safegaurd one of their largest user bases-women.
March 16, 2022 7 min read
The Guide to Trust and Safety

The Guide to Trust & Safety: Measuring Success

ActiveFence tackles the complex challenge of measuring trust and safety.
February 20, 2022 8 min read
ActiveFence shares the main themes of online marketplace and e-commerce platform policies.
February 7, 2022 5 min read
Emerging threats, technological evolution and legislation revolution. As 2021 nears its end, ActiveFence identifies the challenges to be navigated by the Trust…
December 2, 2021 8 min read
ActiveFence assesses the false narratives that have spread across German social media during the country's 2021 federal elections.
November 15, 2021 5 min read
In the third edition of the ActiveFence Policy Series, we examine the core components of the health and electoral disinformation policies of…
September 29, 2021 5 min read
Policy Guide, Violent Extremism

Policy Series: Illegal, Violent Activities

In this second edition of the ActiveFence Policy Series, we look at the policies of major tech companies governing illegal and violent…
August 11, 2021 5 min read

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