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The Bogus #SavePepe Campaign

#SavePepe is a forced campaign by the people who are being sued by Matt Furie for their usage of Pepe the Frog. If I were Matt, I’d be focused more on the Pepe Coin. I’m going to dump a bunch of archived links to the shill threads I noticed yesterday: 142126312  142133377 142131681 142151341, links to …

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Astroturf? YouTube’s Mr. Obvious

Here’s a strange case to consider. I first found Mr. Obvious linked from a Save Pepe thread on /pol/ which set an alarm bell off for me. Linking to outside sources without an archive link is unacceptable. Nobody having their work discussed on an anonymous board should not get the extra clicks. MR_OBVIOUS on Minds, first …

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Notes on Consulting on Trolls for Tech Companies

This week I worked with a client to prove a long form version of Don’t Feed The Trolls. Writing off trolls with a saying is meaningless when business investors are involved. PR problems require a few pages of diagnosis, explanation and advice. For this case, I built most of my argument recommending to ignore the social …

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Reagan Battalion Set To Be Doxed

Happening now: @GoldTeethXXX on Twitter is leaving breadcrumbs about the people behind The Reagan Battalion. #ReaganBattalion Looks like @ReaganBattalion's IDs just leaked…. @TheRickWilson @susangoldstein @BPolatseck is this true? pic.twitter.com/ametu801A9 — pvin tovn (@GoldTeethXXX) August 23, 2017 The confirmed founders are listed as: Susan Goldstein (Twitter) Rick Wilson (Twitter) Benny Polatseck (Twitter) The Reagan Battalion is …

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Laura Loomer: Picking A Fight With weev Edition

One of Laura Loomer’s biggest sins is that she attempts to cultivate e-cred for being a total nerd who understands internet culture and trolling, but alas, she is a normie. A normie is difficult to define but in this context it means that she is not “of the internet” and has learned about internet culture …

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Cooperation Theory and Anonymous Trolling

I am reading Robert Axelrod's the Evolution of Cooperation after seeing its work on The Prisoner's Dilemma turn up over and over in Garett Jones' Hive Mind: How Your Nation's IQ Matters Much More Than You Think. There is considerable research (indeed, a whole book's worth) of material here dealing with cooperation and the Dilemma …

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StyxHexenHammer666 live with Mister Metokur

Jim A.KA. the Internet Aristocrat A.K.A. Mister Metokur will be hosting StyxHexenHammer666 on a Metocast on Tuesday, August 8th at 6pm C.S.T. / 7pm E.S.T. For those asking for Metocasts you're in luck. This Tuesday, the 8th at 6pm CST @Styx666Official will be joining me on stream. pic.twitter.com/gG6j98gjgJ — WeWuzMetokur (@WeWuzMetokur) August 6, 2017

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