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04.02.09

Quick Mention: Dewey Square Group Still Caught AstroTurfing

Posted in Deception, Fraud, Google, Microsoft at 9:58 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Dollars in the scanner

Summary: Another quick glance at the current activities of a group which served Microsoft

THE Microsoft-Dewey Square Group connection is something that we covered here before. This post is intended to point out that, according to PR Watch, Dewey Square Group is still up to no good.

Nadler could see his phone number, and traced it back to the Dewey Square Group, a high-powered, Democratic-associated lobbying firm. Nadler notes that “their Web site doesn’t list their clients, but it doesn’t take a genius, or a newspaper editor, to figure out they’ve been hired by someone with an interest in keeping Medicare Advantage in business.” The firm’s site “promises ‘grassroots’ communication,” but, he concludes, “it looks more like Astroturf from here.”

There are many groups just like this. A recent example would be LawMedia Group, which Microsoft hired to AstroTurf against Google. This is the world we live in and it’s time to recognise how it works.

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