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The//Intercept – How Covert Agents Infiltrate The Internet To Manipulate, Deceive, And Destroy Reputations – 16 June 2014

The// Intercept

(Lucas: Jst a reminder from february 2014 this year!)

By Glenn Greenwald

By 24 Feb 2014, 6:25 PM EDT 1,156
A page from a GCHQ top secret document prepared by its secretive JTRIG unit

One of the many pressing stories that remains to be told from the Snowden archive is how western intelligence agencies are attempting to manipulate and control online discourse with extreme tactics of deception and reputation-destruction. It’s time to tell a chunk of that story, complete with the relevant documents.

Read the full story at: www.firstlook.org/ link to original article

TheRefusers – How Covert Agents Infiltrate The Internet To Manipulate, Deceive, And Destroy Reputations – 25 February 2014

c8768-nsa-eagleBy 24 Feb 2014 The Intercept

Among the core self-identified purposes of JTRIG are two tactics: (1) to inject all sorts of false material onto the internet in order to destroy the reputation of its targets; and (2) to use social sciences and other techniques to manipulate online discourse and activism to generate outcomes it considers desirable. To see how extremist these programs are, just consider the tactics they boast of using to achieve those ends: “false flag operations” (posting material to the internet and falsely attributing it to someone else), fake victim blog posts (pretending to be a victim of the individual whose reputation they want to destroy), and posting “negative information” on various forums …

Read the full article and hear the audio:  www.therefusers.com / link to original article