A robust solution to fake news: Researchers are developing new technologies to combat disinformation

Cutting-edge technologies gave the world fake news, but researchers from the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Engineering are developing even newer technology to stop it. Their innovative system—the first of its kind—relies on something already famous for underpinning Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies—blockchain. But in addition to sophisticated machines, these researchers are enlisting humans to establish the truth. Their goal is a world where people have greater trust in the news they see and hear.

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