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Markéta Gregorová

I am a member of the European Parliament for the Pirate Party. I focus on disinformation, cyberthreats and surveillance. One can put me into many boxes: ENFP, neutral good, Gryffindor (though wannabe Slytherin). A lot of boxes won't tell you a thing, some of them too much. So have a look instead on my work and opinions - to get to know the real me.

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The Cybersecurity Directive: Pirate’s angle

Network and Information Systems. NIS 2. The almost forgettable title hides major and crucial changes in the field of European Cybersecurity. After a year of work and negotiations in several parliamentary committees, we managed to put together a document that updates the Union’s resilience against cyberattacks. As Pirates, we played in this process our role and managed to get a few of our priorities into the final text.

08.07.2022

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Disinformation

The elderly initiative For Yourself is not another distasteful election campaign; for the first time, we are giving a real platform to the elderly

The Czech Internet is flooded with tens of thousands email chains filled with disinformation. Surveys show that the absolute majority of Czech citizens have encountered these emails, and many have even sent them on. Most older people also rely on the email as their main means of communication. In my Truth Hurts campaign, I focused on disinformation tools and tactics such as social networks or new technologies. I also decided to cover the email chain phenomenon, to help the most frequently targeted groups.

24.03.2021

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Disinformation

“I’VE BEEN DISINFORMED!”

Do you remember our deepfake article? As part of our #TruthHurts campaign, we have decided to make a video that would illustrate this issue directly. What is it about? A fake of Prime Minister Andrej Babiš warns the public of new disinformation technologies.

24.03.2021

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Disinformation

From the 50 Cent Party to Spamouflage Dragon: how China conducts online propaganda wars

At the onset of 2010’s, massive protests shook the Northern African and Middle East regions like it hadn’t occurred in a long time. In what would be later dubbed Arab Spring, autocrats trembled at the sight of ferocious citizens demanding decent standards of living and a rupture from the miseries of the past. From Tunisia to Egypt, from Syria to Bahrein, the youth took on the streets to oust long-lived regimes; and it did so by making intensive use of social media.

30.11.2020

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Disinformation

Information Warfare

The digital information sphere is becoming the main military battleground. Great Power competition is shifting more and more in intensity and scale into the digital world. The reasons for this are manyfold.

30.11.2020

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