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Steve Bannon on shitposting
Steve Bannon to Michael Lewis: "The Democrats don't matter. The real opposition is the media. And the way to deal with them is to flood the zone with shit."

This is actually a remarkable comment, as it puts on paper what has been the Tory/Republican tactic -- snowing the media under with bullshit, so they lose track of the important stuff and start rattling on about trivial shitposts like Big Ben bonging or whatever.
shitposting  distraction  tactics  steve-bannon  trump  tories  politics  misinformation  disinformation 
10 weeks ago by jm
Cory Doctorow: Persistence Pays Parasites
'Falling victim to a [phish] isn’t just a matter of not being wise to the ways of the world: it’s a matter of being caught out in a moment of distraction and of unlikely circumstance.' +1, that matches with the personal phishing stories I've heard from others
phishing  cory-doctorow  security  anti-phishing  scams  distraction  twitter  from delicious
may 2010 by jm

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