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darth marth Donating Member (170 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 01:38 PM
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COINTELPRO Techniques for dilution, misdirection and control of a internet forum
'FORUM SLIDING'
If a very sensitive posting of a critical nature has been posted on a forum - it can be quickly removed from public view by 'forum sliding.' In this technique a number of unrelated posts are quietly prepositioned on the forum and allowed to 'age.'

TOPIC DILUTION'
Topic dilution is not only effective in forum sliding it is also very useful in keeping the forum readers on unrelated and non-productive issues.

'INFORMATION COLLECTION'
Information collection is also a very effective method to determine the psychological level of the forum members, and to gather intelligence that can be used against them. In this technique in a light and positive environment a 'show you mine so me yours' posting is initiated. From the number of replies and the answers that are provided much statistical information can be gathered.

'ANGER TROLLING'
Statistically, there is always a percentage of the forum posters who are more inclined to violence. In order to determine who these individuals are, it is a requirement to present a image to the forum to deliberately incite a strong psychological reaction. From this the most violent in the group can be effectively singled out for reverse IP location and possibly local enforcement tracking. To accomplish this only requires posting a link to a video depicting a local police officer massively abusing his power against a very innocent individual. Statistically of the million or so police officers in America there is always one or two being caught abusing there powers and the taping of the activity can be then used for intelligence gathering purposes - without the requirement to 'stage' a fake abuse video. This method is extremely effective, and the more so the more abusive the video can be made to look. Sometimes it is useful to 'lead' the forum by replying to your own posting with your own statement of violent intent, and that you 'do not care what the authorities think!!' inflammation. By doing this and showing no fear it may be more effective in getting the more silent and self-disciplined violent intent members of the forum to slip and post their real intentions. This can be used later in a court of law during prosecution.

GAINING FULL CONTROL'
It is important to also be harvesting and continually maneuvering for a forum moderator position. Once this position is obtained, the forum can then be effectively and quietly controlled by deleting unfavourable postings - and one can eventually steer the forum into complete failure and lack of interest by the general public. This is the 'ultimate victory' as the forum is no longer participated with by the general public and no longer useful in maintaining their freedoms. Depending on the level of control you can obtain, you can deliberately steer a forum into defeat by censoring postings, deleting memberships, flooding, and or accidentally taking the forum offline. By this method the forum can be quickly killed. However it is not always in the interest to kill a forum as it can be converted into a 'honey pot' gathering center to collect and misdirect newcomers and from this point be completely used for your control for your agenda purposes."


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bananas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 01:44 PM
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1. Wow - talk about "forum sliding" - 104 votes get buried just like that. k&r nt
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jpak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 01:46 PM
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2. Hi Agent Mike!
:hi:

:evilgrin:
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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 02:07 PM
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3. The paid unrec trolls are out!!!
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zappaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 02:33 PM
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6. I wanna get paid!
Who are these so-called "paid unrec trolls"?
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Ohio Joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 03:32 PM
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8. More importantly...
How does one sign up? I would have un-rec'd this anyway but if someone would have paid me, all the better, I'm poor and could use the money. I have asked for how I can sign up often but no one ever seems to know. How strange.
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mrarundale Donating Member (281 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-14-11 11:00 PM
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15. If you were paid to post it would be a great argurment for
lowering the minimum wage.
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backscatter712 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 02:21 PM
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4. Technique number five: infiltrate as moderators, and dump sensitive posts into "dungeon" forums.
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AnotherDreamWeaver Donating Member (917 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 02:25 PM
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5. And dare we ask the reason why???
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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 02:38 PM
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7. Paranoid much?
:eyes:
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Downwinder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 03:49 PM
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9. Why is this down here? The Judi Bari suit proved that
COINTELPRO actually existed and was a fact not a theory.
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KDLarsen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 05:00 PM
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10. Because COINTELPRO is not omnipresent
Despite the thoughts of a few paranoids who need an excuse to keep feeding their nightmares.
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SecularMotion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 05:18 PM
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11. Not the first time this has been posted
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jberryhill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 02:04 AM
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12. "Spread suspicion and fear"

Convince your cohort that anyone who does not endorse your orthodoxy is a paid infiltrator. This will spare you the danger of having to think for yourself and engage ideas and opinions which differ from yours.
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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-04-11 03:10 AM
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13. We need more posters in 9/11 forum to put meaningless posters on IGNORE ....
When you don't -- when you continue to respond to their nonsense -- it interrupts

the flow of the thread --

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zappaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-04-11 11:00 AM
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14. BWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHA!
Says the person with 90% of DU on "ignore"!
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