Hate Mail

Newsletters have become a tool for bad actors to share knowledge, organize events, and collect donations from supporters. Sent directly to a targeted audience, these uncensored and unfiltered newsletters use phrases, keywords, and terminology censored on mainstream platforms. They also provide a way for bad actors to remain connected to their followers after deplatforming, ensuring their persistence.

The following report investigates the use of newsletters by a range of bad actors responsible for spreading hate speech and disinformation detected in ActiveFence sources.