University Of Washington Sued For Withholding Docs Detailing Professor’s Alleged Role In DHS Disinfo Campaign
- December 10, 2022
Cameren Barnes, Vigour Times
The University of Washington is facing a lawsuit over its alleged failure to release documents detailing the alleged coordination between one professor and the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) disinformation project.
Independent watchdog Protect the Public’s Trust filed a lawsuit in its pursuit of documents from professor Kate Starbird about her work on the advisory committee for the DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
The committee, which also consists of current and former employees of Big Tech firms such as Twitter, Meta and Google, drafted a report to the CISA director that concluded the agency should shape the “information ecosystem” as it monitors social media content.