[LINK] Sock puppet software...

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Fri Mar 18 16:35:16 AEDT 2011

This came out of the Anonymous hack on HBGary.


Seems pointless, I always thought that the CIA had shares in facebook and other interests in it as well.

On 2011/Mar/18, at 1:59 PM, Ivan Trundle wrote:

> I always thought that Facebook numbers were inflated. Now I know why...
> "The US military is developing software that will let it secretly manipulate social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter by using fake online personas to influence internet conversations and spread pro-American propaganda.
> A Californian corporation has been awarded a contract with United States Central Command (Centcom), which oversees US armed operations in the Middle East and Central Asia, to develop what is described as an "online persona management service" that will allow one US serviceman or woman to control up to 10 separate identities based all over the world."
> (...read more online...)
> http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/mar/17/us-spy-operation-social-networks
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