An epitaph to 2018: “The dystopian aspects of the current internet became impossible to ignore” – “Report: Most of the internet is fake, including its users”
“The godfather of fake news.”
“Meet one of the world’s most prolific writers of disinformation”
“Christopher Blair takes a sip of his coffee.
“Then he carefully focuses on one of the three screens in front of him.
“He’s in his home office, 45 minutes outside Portland, Maine, on the US East Coast.
“Stroking his thick beard, he looks at his bookmarks bar.
“He takes another sip before his coffee goes cold, inhales long and hard, then logs into the back end of one of his many websites.
“He begins by choosing a subject. Which “lucky” politician will be on the receiving end of his attention today?
“Bill Clinton? Hillary Clinton? One of the Obamas?
“Or maybe the subject of his story won’t be a person, but a policy. Gun control? Police brutality? Feminism? Anything that will push buttons.
“Next, the details.
“Perhaps he’ll make up a controversial incident, a crime, a new law or a constitutional amendment.
“Changing’ the US constitution is particularly fun – he’s already written more than 30 fake amendments. (There are only 27 genuine ones,” by Anisa Subedar, UK’s BBC. Read more
“Report: Most of the internet is fake, including its users”
“If you think 2016 Russian disinformation was bad, that was just the tip of the iceberg. What if the entire internet is a fraud?”
“The dystopian aspects of the current internet became impossible to ignore,” by “All In With Chris Hayes,” MSNBC.
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