Full Committee Hearing: Hijacking our Heroes: Exploiting Veterans through Disinformation on Social Media


Date: 11.13.19

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Location: House Visitors Center 210

Presiding: Chairman Rep. Takano

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will hold an investigative hearing entitled, “Hijacking our Heroes: Exploiting Veterans through Disinformation on Social Media”. This hearing will specifically explore the misappropriation of veterans’ identities for the dissemination of fake news & political propaganda, romance scams, and commercial fraud. 

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See meeting documents here

Witnesses 

Mr. Kristofer Goldsmith

Chief Investigator & Associate Director of Policy and Government Affairs

Vietnam Veterans of America

 

Dr. Vladimir Barash

Science Director

Graphika

 

Mr. Kevin Kane

Public Policy Manager

Twitter

 

Mr. Nathaniel Gleicher

Head of Security Policy

Facebook

Check back for live video of this hearing.