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How Google Analytics Codes Unearthed a Network of South African Fake News Sites


In July 2015, Lawrence Alexander published a report uncovering a number of ostensibly local, Ukrainian news sites that were actually operated out of the so-called “Troll Factory” of St. Petersburg, at 55 Savushkina Street. Lawrence found the connection between these sites by locating a shared Google Analytics ID, which showed that the sites were managed by a single Google account for tracking traffic statistics. This investigation led to a freelance web designer in Moscow who managed each of the sites, which included both his personal sites and the ones ran out of the St. Petersburg “Troll Factory.” Lawrence wrote a …read more

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World press about Ukraine

World press about Ukraine

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