Public Technology: National Archives launches online repository for Brexit law

Public Technology: National Archives launches online repository for Brexit law. “The National Archives has launched two new online services to enable the public to access all legislation related to the UK’s impending exit from the European Union. From today, the National Archives will operate an online database of all pieces of EU legislation relevant to the UK.”

CNET: Facebook executive says there’s ‘no evidence’ Russians influenced Brexit vote

CNET: Facebook executive says there’s ‘no evidence’ Russians influenced Brexit vote. “Nick Clegg, the former UK deputy prime minister who now leads Facebook’s communications team, told the BBC in an interview that the world’s largest social network ran two analyses in the run-up to Brexit and couldn’t find proof of interference by other countries.”

Engadget: Many of the Brexit Party’s Twitter followers appear to be bots

Engadget: Many of the Brexit Party’s Twitter followers appear to be bots . “It’s not shocking to see Twitter bots latch on to a political campaign, but it’s not often they do so soon after a campaign starts — let alone on a large scale. That appears to be the case with the UK’s Brexit Party, however. The no-deal EU withdrawal party is only a few months old, but researchers talking to BuzzFeed News found that many of its Twitter accounts are networks of bots and other inauthentic users.”

CNET: Far-right Twitter accounts amplified pro-Brexit views, study finds

CNET: Far-right Twitter accounts amplified pro-Brexit views, study finds. “Far-right Twitter users who appeared to be from the US helped spread tweets from accounts that support Britain’s controversial decision to leave the European Union, a process known as Brexit. The findings were part of a study released Tuesday by Finnish cybersecurity company F-Secure, which analyzed 24 million tweets about Brexit from 1.65 million users between Dec. 4 and Feb. 13, 2019. “

The Guardian: Spare Rib digital archive faces closure in event of no-deal Brexit

The Guardian: Spare Rib digital archive faces closure in event of no-deal Brexit. “Spare Rib, the trailblazing women’s magazine that defined generations of feminism, faces the axe from the British Library’s digital archive if there is no Brexit deal, it has emerged.”