Wednesday, May 10, 2017

FCC: Take your spam and shove it, slacktivists! | The Register

Calling time on astroturf petitions

Comment  Some theoretical physicists have advanced the hypothesis that we may be living in a simulation, a kind of computer game. I wonder where they got that idea? Here on Earth, online politics has been a game for some years. Long before gamification was a buzzword, the first "Googlewash" demonstrated how politics could be turned into a kind of sport, leading to the phenomenon of "clicktivism" or "slacktivism".…


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