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The exact nature of those safeguards is secret, however, to prevent bad actors from bypassing them.

If any one site clamps down on hateful or violent posts, the bad actors can go somewhere else.

Deplatforming—kicking bad actors off the tech infrastructure—has become a mark of corporate activism.

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He added that Parler has no way to organize anything and that “bad actors” turned the Capitol protest into a riot.

In the near future, bad actors will be able to produce deepfakes about everything, and simply dismiss any authentic media as fake.

But at least once upon a time he was a somewhat consistent bad actor.

“Aeromonas happens to be a bug that has a particular capacity here that makes it a bad actor,” said Schaffner.

People said openly he was a bad actor and that he was finished in Hollywood.

Every plaudit which a vitious play, or a bad actor receives is a blow to the public morals, and the public taste.

Is there not Mr. Claremont always at hand for this purpose, whom the late king pronounced three times to be 'a bad actor'?

The Wildcat snaked himself forward toward the fat bad actor.

On the echo of the shot from the fat bad actor's gun the Wildcat leaped automatically.

Lafarge, the bad actor from the Comédie Française was hanging about, and I was the more convinced he was bent on mischief.


On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bad actor, such as: convict, crook, culprit, felon, fugitive, and gangster.

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