United States creates digital sock puppets to disseminate propaganda

March 22, 2011 | By | Reply More

This sort of headline must be a joke, a fake headline from The Onion, right? Wrong. Here’s what the U.K. guardian has to say:

The US military is developing software that will let it secretly manipulate social media sites by using fake online personas to influence internet conversations and spread pro-American propaganda.

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Category: Community, Orwellian, Propaganda

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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