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US senators to get classified briefing on foreign online influence
President Joe Biden's administration is holding a joint classified briefing for members of the U.S. Senate Intelligence and Commerce committees Wednesday on recent foreign online influence focused on Israel/Gaza and the Ukraine conflict. The closed-door briefing organized by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence will also look at Chinese, Russian, and Iranian actors "working to undermine U.S. interests through online activity," according to a notice sent to senators. Some lawmakers have in recent weeks accused TikTok of boosting pro-Palestinian videos, a charge the Chinese-owned social media site vigorously denies.
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