Posts Tagged ‘only’

A sock-puppet called Scalia. A deceitful viper bearing false witness.

For those of you who are ‘over’ the recent controversy about internet take-down orders and indefinite gagging of a blogger, you might want to skip this post. If you’re one of the parties involved, or close to them, please don’t put yourself in harm’s way or at risk of distress by reading on … I […]

The dissatisfying hollowness of @BarnsleyBill, Russell Beaumont’s internet impostor

We’ve talked about sock puppets before, most recently in the context of someone maliciously impersonating journalist David Fisher on Twitter. In my limited experience, often such bogus people have commercial reasons for not disclosing their identities, or pretending to be someone else in ‘discussion’ (cough) on the internet. One of the most striking I observed […]