Disinfo: The Centre Against Terrorism and Hybrid Threats (CTHT), which was…

Summary

The Centre Against Terrorism and Hybrid Threats (CTHT), which was recently established under the Ministry of Interior, will carry out the censorship of the Internet. The CTHT is similar to the censorship functions of the communist dictatorship.

Disproof

The aim of the Centre against terrorism and hybrid threats in this field is to monitor the development of disinformation campaigns, to propose legislative or field countermeasures and to spread awareness of the public and expert society (bit.ly/2eeP1Bn), .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue53
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 04/01/2017
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Keywords: Internet, Centre Against Terrorism and Hybrid Threats, Censorship, Terrorism

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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Disproof

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Disproof

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Disproof

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