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Originally posted by Hefficide
2) Sock puppets are an issue period, governmental or not. And the ATS staff is pretty darn good at rooting them out and banning them. Even if the sock puppets use TOR or proxies, we quite often can root them out by other means. From our POV GI Troll is no different than any other troll and they'll suffer the same fate.
Originally posted by whyamIhere
It cracks me up people getting worried about Social Media.
it has been criticized by Independent Television News, and others for stuffing the ballot of online polls, generating excessive comments and 'spam' on internet message boards, and stifling online discussion.
Does the Pentagon define any real limits to information warfare? Information operations can be used on both domestic and foreign audiences, in non-permissive or semi-permissive environments, on adversary and non-adversary, during peace, crisis and war, and in denied areas. Should we really expect anything less? They did tell us that their goal was full spectrum dominance. (emphasis mine)
Information Operatiions Roadmap by Brent Jessop