The latest strategy against viral election misinformation: The courtroom

Colorado Public Radio: Voting technology companies, like Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems, are using billion-dollar defamation lawsuits to try to repair damage to their brands and bottom lines from conspiracy theories that alleged they were involved in stealing the 2020 election for President Joe Biden.

Some see these legal fights as another way to take on viral misinformation, one that’s already starting to show some results. 

“This goes beyond hoping to stop the disinformation,” said attorney Steve Skarnulis. “The goal that we have is to hold people accountable.”

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