The Pentagon's research agency, DARPA, is proposing a new way to fight what it calls "large-scale, automated disinformation attacks".

Now, it will be software with automated algorithms that will find out whether information is true or false.

DARPA even claims 'to be able to identify the source of news, ...the alleged intent behind it, ..and the impact if it is spread'.

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