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Tom Uren

Policy report

Retweeting through the great firewall

This report analyses a persistent, large-scale influence campaign linked to Chinese state actors on Twitter and Facebook. This activity largely targeted Chinese-speaking audiences outside of the Chinese mainland (where Twitter is blocked) with the intention of influencing perceptions on key issues, including the Hong Kong...
Report

Tweeting through the great firewall: preliminary analysis of PRC-linked information operations on the Hong Kong protests

This research is intended to add to the knowledge-base available to researchers, governments and policymakers about the nature of Chinese state-linked information operations and coordinated inauthentic activity on Twitter.
Book

Agenda for change 2019: strategic choices for the next government

This publication contains thirty short essays that cover a vast range of subjects, from the big geostrategic challenges of our times, through to defence strategy; border, cyber and human security; and key emergent technologies.
Report

Huawei and Australia's 5G network

Australia’s 5G network is critical national infrastructure and this was one of the most important policy decisions the government had to make this year.
Report

Hacking for cash: is China still stealing western IP

For at least a decade and a half, Chinese hackers have conducted a widespread campaign of industrial cyber espionage, targeting private sector companies in an effort to steal intellectual property, trade secrets and other information that could help China become economically more competitive.