Friday, May 20, 2005

Jot: China's Online Propaganda Troops

If you can't beat them, join them. It's probably not what the Chinese censors must have thought, but their latest trick in controlling the public opinion is
to "set up special "online propaganda troops" who pose as ordinary Internet users in chatrooms and other cyber-forums as they spread favorable spin for the government.
(Thru Michael Geist's
BNA's Internet Law News)


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