Report by Canadian internet watchdog links global fake news campaign to Iran

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When an attractive young Middle Eastern woman contacted Saudi dissident Ali AlAhmed on Twitter last November, he was immediately suspicious.The AP was on the verge of publishing an article about how AlAhmed, based in the United States, had been targeted by hackers posing as a female journalist.Now, just two days before the report was set to go live, another young woman had reached out to him over the internet, attempting to entice him to read a news article and share it.“They will never stop,”…

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