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The Gentleperson's Guide To Forum Spies

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by AL_DA_GREAT, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. AL_DA_GREAT

    AL_DA_GREAT amour absinthe révolution

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    http://cryptome.org/2012/07/gent-forum-spies.htm

    I found this very interesting text that explain tactics for infiltration of internet forums. This is a great read for anyone who wants to learn how to identify the infiltrators.

    How common is government infiltration of forums? Have governments/lobby groups tried to infiltrate cfc?
     
  2. LucyDuke

    LucyDuke staring at the clock

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    :hide:
     
  3. azzaman333

    azzaman333 meh

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    Can you give a tl;dr version?
     
  4. Arwon

    Arwon

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    I see what you do.
     
  5. Mr. Dictator

    Mr. Dictator A Chain-Smoking Fox

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    The state is fine selling guns to gangs, and the CIA sold crack.

    I really don't think forum infiltration is too far for the imagination.
     
  6. AlpsStranger

    AlpsStranger Jump jump on the tiger!

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    Damn, you guys found me out. I'm Obama's secret forum hitman.
     
  7. classical_hero

    classical_hero In whom I trust

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    I actually believe that based on your latest posts. :p
     
  8. holy king

    holy king Deity

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    allahu-akbar.
     
  9. Verarde

    Verarde Pondering Wearing A Hat

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    <explodes>
     
  10. Virote_Considon

    Virote_Considon The Great Dictator

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    Yeah al_da, I'm part of the British attaché in the embassey in Stockholm and I've been on to you for a long time. I think you should stop being a Tupac nazi and reintegrate within the secular multicultural state which is your home.
     
  11. holy king

    holy king Deity

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    excuse my ignorance, but what is a tupac nazi?
     
  12. Antilogic

    Antilogic --

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    They blame Notorious B.I.G. for losing the First World War.
     
  13. Joecoolyo

    Joecoolyo 99% Lightspeed

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    I've created a list here of CFCer's I believe to be government infiltrators/lobbyists.

    I urge you to go through the entire thing, it's quite revealing.
     
  14. Save_Ferris

    Save_Ferris Admiring Myself

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    How did you find me out?
     
  15. Antilogic

    Antilogic --

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    I love the post count sorting. Nice touch. :)
     
  16. del62

    del62 Deity

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    They almost always have disdain for 'conspiracy theorists'

    That must mean I am working for the government, when are they going to pay me though.
     
  17. AlpsStranger

    AlpsStranger Jump jump on the tiger!

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    I sure do :D

    I hereby express my open disdain for conspiracy theorists. No quotes!
     
  18. The_J

    The_J Say No 2 Net Validations Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Read most of the thing now.
    I guess it's fake, but well...you never know, wrote it as a news tip to Sophos, let's see.
    But well...the top ranked google links for the cryptome link are all forums for nutters...that might say enough (...we're on page 3 :mischief:).

    On the content itself: Looks like common debating tactics, adjusted for the internet. Nothing too exciting, but a nice compilation of all the stuff. Works for sure.


    More @OP: I think I already had this in the other thread, where somebody suggested trolling as a weapon against Jihadists: Can't be really serious. There are too many forums, too many people. No way to really control that, besides special hotspots maybe.
     
  19. KaiserElectric

    KaiserElectric Total Freakin Besties

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    Well, you caught me.

    I'm really an agent working for SCP.
     
  20. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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    This tickled me something awful.
     

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