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A protest against Washington's extended stay-at-home order.

‘The country is in a state of trauma’: COVID-19 has made the US a breeding ground for propaganda and a goldmine for foreign spies

"People are angry" and seeking information, a former NSC official said. "That's a ripe environment for foreign interference and disinformation."
Alex Stamos, Facebook's former chief security officer.

Facebook’s ex-security chief says tech companies need to get better at hunting and detecting employees being recruited as spies, and warns the T...

Alex Stamos warned "there will be more" spy scandals like the one at Twitter, where 2 employees allegedly spied on thousands of users.

It looks like China is extending its Black Mirror-like ‘social credit system’ to overseas companies

Social credit is no longer being used to shape the behaviors of just Chinese citizens, it is now being used to control how foreign companies operate.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull views a guard of honour during a welcoming ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People on April 14, 2016 in Beijing, China.

Australia passed sweeping foreign interference laws not-so-subtly targeted at China

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the laws don't target any one country but previously cited "disturbing reports about Chinese influence" after a classified report found China's attempts to influence all levels of Australian politics.
The wind blows a red flag onto the face of an honour guard before a welcome ceremony for Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard outside the Great Hall of the People on April 9, 2013 in Beijing, China.

How China tried to shut down Australian media coverage of its debt-trap diplomacy in the Pacific

"Take this down and take it to your leaders!" the Chinese Embassy official yelled at an Australian producer of "60 Minutes." The Chinese Communist Party regularly tries to interfere with foreign Chinese-language media but targeting English media is rare.