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Guide to Forum Spies

The Gentleperson's Guide to Forum Spies

COINTELPRO Techniques for dilution, misdirection and control of a internet forum..

There are several techniques for the control and manipulation of a internet forum no matter what, or who is on it. We will go over each technique and demonstrate that only a minimal number of operatives can be used to eventually and effectively gain a control of a 'uncontrolled forum.'

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




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Very Interesting

Thanks

Lord Acton, Lord Chief Justice of England, 1875 - "The issue which has swept down the centuries and which will have to be fought sooner or later is the People v. The Banks."

Bump

Useful and well organized information

This is an excellent resource

I enjoy picking off disinfo agents and paid shills, such as the former Liberty_First.

They hate having the spotlight shined on them. I first noticed this when I was trying to promote Ron Paul on MSNBC last primary, and saw patterns on a poster named "Choral Taxi" who peppered every Ron Paul article with 'anti-semite', 'bigot', 'racist', 'too old', 'kook', etc.

Liberty_First and a couple of its companions must have been working off your document, because they used almost every example in there. After I figured out Choral Taxi I knew what Liberty_First was.

Some things I look for:
-most agents have a piss poor command of the English language
-they use awkward or archaic words (this is key, since translating software is imperfect)
-they will have spelling errors that the spellcheck won't pick up on easy words an 8 year old could spell (ie there/their it's/its history/his story your/you're) The error will be consistent in the post.
-they will have bizarre grammatical errors that would be correct in another language that are unlikely yet consistent
-they want to flood the topic concerning their agenda and try to respond to every post so that it seems the argument is evenly split when aside from the agent(s) there is a clear consensus

It appears someone upset the troll hole today...

they're all in a tizzy over articles and opinions such as these.

why are pandas exempt from RICO statutes?

Wasted

Don't you find it a true shame that your hard earned tax dollars are going to fund a criminal empire that engages its own people in such activity in attempts to keep things from progressing?

Whether a goon or not if you participate in this business then you are only hindering your own people. I am so ashamed of my parents' generation and the one that preceded them. This is the bullshit that they left us with? WTF?

Wasted

Don't you find it a true shame that your hard earned tax dollars are going to fund a criminal empire that engages its own people in such activity in attempts to keep things from progressing?

Whether a goon or not if you participate in this business then you are only hindering your own people. I am so ashamed of my parents' generation and the one that preceded them. This is the bullshit that they left us with? WTF?

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As I read through that list,

I find the very tactics used by the most vocal of the 911 controlled demolition faithful; the very ones who accuse me and and others as being paid agents simply for pointing out overlooked facts. Makes you go hmmm...

Undo what Wilson did

Thanks for posting.

Important info we can all put to use immediately.

I have long suspected that many of the Rand-bashers are COINTELPRO...because if they were real members of the Liberty movement, they'd be acknowledging Rand as the Senator with the most pro-liberty voting record by far, no matter what is last name was.

"Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid." - Ronald Reagan

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Im so very very sorry, you

Im so very very sorry, you said MANY rand bashers, not what i took to be ALL, although my thoughts still stand with those who believe ALL are, if that makes sense, it was said over something i mistook you saying, in that respect, yes, i would not be surprised to learn verifiably of coinpro against rand, if such a thing exists........i know its probably getting a little cliche, but, i wouldnt be surprised, (edit: especially so, as i realise ive used the term in the space of a few words, short memory much :) )given some responses on the internet, either that, or were talking about everyday citizens who believe government can do no wrong, or at least, the benefits in their eyes outweighing the bad, but in my eyes, i see them as willing enablers, misguided, but part of the problem none the less, it is them that give the governments their implied authority......and all i ask from them, is for them to speak up and critizise when critizism is needed......either government will be forced to listen, as it should, or these folks will finally see the real face of politics.....win.win

To them i say, let the people represent the people, if you dont feel like you'd be able to articulate your thoughts, if that is one of your concerns, find someone who does, and let THEM, represent you, LET THE PEOPLE, REPRESENT, THE PEOPLE

yes, that must be

yes, that must be correct........i'd be very carefull calling folks COIN-whatever the spelling is, not everyone on the fence about rand is such a thing, and calling them so, may start people thinking YOU of what YOU accuse........you see, if your heart is true, its not nice, is it

Im learning as i go along, and if i were to really think about the biggest reason for my fencing, it would have to be, the republican PARTY, as it is today........i cant describe the level of mistrust i have for those two single parties....im sorry to say that, for those who believe they can change them, but that is how i feel about it, for as long as rand stays a republican as they are today, i believe so will a level of mistrust, not particularly for rand to do bad things, although ive not yet ruled that out (not enough years have gone by) , but what he may be forced to comprimise on, how long before a comprimise crosses a line

I dont say these things to bash rand, i say these things to make pro randers realise that there ARE genuine reasons for at the very least being on the fence, and its not all about coinpro, although im not saying thats not going on, have no idea, because of my fencing position, i dont particularly pay to EVERY rand post, but i wouldnt be surprised, but again, being on the fence, i can recognise that not ALL negativity towards rand is coinpro, implying it is will just piss people off, which could be seen a coinpro divide and conquer tactic, im not saying you are, have NO IDEA, if your not, and that kinda pissed you off, then id implore you to not accuse EVERY rand "basher" of coin pro, becuase now you may have had a taste of the reaction to being called coinpro

Im good with negativity towards me here, ive said my peace, not to add friction, just to add my perspective, i dont particularly grudge yours, just the implication you made

Peace and love, if you'll have it, if not, peace and love

This is stupid.

This is stupid.

Southern Agrarian

I think some people take

I think some people take stuff too far. If a person doesn't buy every conspiracy or believe in every tenet of the libertarianism attached to a site like this, they're automatically supposed to be some government troll.

Please come join my forum if you're not a trendy and agree with my points of view.

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Why did you downvote your own comment?

And every other comment on this thread?

Now that is stupid.

All art is only done by the individual. The individual is all you ever have, and all schools only serve to classify their members as failures. E.H.

I first started using the internet in 2003 so I could learn more

about biodiesel. My family was processing around 6-8000 gallons of the raw material, used cooking oil, so I started participating on biodiesel.infopop.cc and soon learned about 'trolls'. On a technical site for experiments in titration and reverse saponification. And the trolls somehow found ways to start arguments over numbers.

You've written part of a post I wanted to write myself about this forum after and between elections. Thank you for that.

why are pandas exempt from RICO statutes?

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BUMP.

BUMP.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

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Thanks for re-posting about it.

Thanks for re-posting about it.

I reckon, your post title is better to the point than mine ;)

( http://www.dailypaul.com/249391/liberty-and-knowledge-the-ge... )

And I agree, it's a very interesting read, I warmly recommend (and especially beyond just the DailyPaul... ;)

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

numbers 5 and 6 of the introduction show how dated this info is

that is to say that the internet forums have evolved a lot since this was obviously written. It doesn't seem as if it has been updated recently, barely proofread to be honest...

why are pandas exempt from RICO statutes?

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I know, glad you notice it, too.

I know, glad you notice it, too.

But, hell, beyond proof reading, we humans seem to never really learn any lesson ever anyway, even provided with the most eloquent and/or most extensive records.

Evidence:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bread_and_circuses#Rome

That was 2,100+ years ago.

Rings a bell?

So, I guess the Guide to Forum Spies hasn't too much to worry about staying current for a little while to come.

We could damn well be so evolved to make iPhones and drones by the tons, though.

Wunderbar.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

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LOL. Only 6 trolls downvoted you at the time? ;)

LOL. Only 6 trolls downvoted you at the time? ;)

What did you do to the others? Find them and kill them?

j/k

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

They're like bubbles under wallpaper...

push one down and another one pops up.

I don't know whether it is easier or harder to spot trolls on DP versus the biofuel forums.

There it was easy enough to learn a passable amount of jargon to get by in a conversation while slipping in bad attitudes.

On DP there are way more different attitudes but we protect this as a group as a basic right for individuals to have (the right to be a jerk?). Distraction with red herrings and the like seems to be the troll's modus operandi here. Or something like that.

why are pandas exempt from RICO statutes?

Brings some folks to mind

...

Definitely

Now that I've read this I'm more inclined to stick around and fight back.

Thanks for sharing!

Going to read it now!

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You should check it out.

If you haven't read this you should check it out.