AstroTurfing

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* [[Consumer Watchdog]] (AstroTurfing Group)
* [[Consumer Watchdog]] (AstroTurfing Group)
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/23/astroturfing-microsoft-examples/ Astroturfing Examples: Learning How Microsoft Tames the Internet]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/23/astroturfing-microsoft-examples/ Astroturfing Examples: Learning How Microsoft Tames the Internet]
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== 2007 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/18/politics-standards-document/ Manipulation, Astroturfing, and What Governments Can Do]
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== 2008 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/16/microsoft-ooxml-shills/ Beware the OOXML AstroTurfer: “The Wraith”, “multivac1”, “hAl”, Among Other Nyms]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/01/bribe-charity-xooml-india/ Microsoft May Have Bribed India for OOXML Pressure]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/26/ms-rigging-polls/ Microsoft Has Been Rigging Votes/Polls for Ages]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/15/lawmedia-microsoft-astroturf/ LawMedia Group May be Another Confirmed Microsoft AstroTurfing Agency]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/15/lawmedia-microsoft-astroturf/ LawMedia Group May be Another Confirmed Microsoft AstroTurfing Agency]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/29/ms-dewey-square-group-dci/ The Microsoft Connection with Dewey Square Group and DCI/New Media]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/29/ms-dewey-square-group-dci/ The Microsoft Connection with Dewey Square Group and DCI/New Media]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/10/summary-of-the-ms-bribed/ Partial Index: Summary of Bribed Sites, Journalists, and Bloggers (Vista 7)]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/10/summary-of-the-ms-bribed/ Partial Index: Summary of Bribed Sites, Journalists, and Bloggers (Vista 7)]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/19/waggener-edstrom-bribe/ Waggener-Edstrom Behind the 2008 Laptop Bribes, Edelman Behind 2006’s]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/19/waggener-edstrom-bribe/ Waggener-Edstrom Behind the 2008 Laptop Bribes, Edelman Behind 2006’s]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/18/politics-standards-document/ Manipulation, Astroturfing, and What Governments Can Do]
 
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/16/microsoft-ooxml-shills/ Beware the OOXML AstroTurfer: “The Wraith”, “multivac1”, “hAl”, Among Other Nyms]
 
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/01/bribe-charity-xooml-india/ Microsoft May Have Bribed India for OOXML Pressure]
 
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/26/ms-rigging-polls/ Microsoft Has Been Rigging Votes/Polls for Ages]
 
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/02/gary-stewart-flatfish-troll-unmasked/ Gary M. Stewart (aka “Flatfish”) About Microsoft AstroTurfing: “It’s made me A LOT of money….]
 
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/27/microsoft-shills-aka-te-secrets/ Former Microsoft Shill Openly Confesses, Alleges Microsoft Still Does This]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/27/microsoft-shills-aka-te-secrets/ Former Microsoft Shill Openly Confesses, Alleges Microsoft Still Does This]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/28/smears-and-vested-interests/ Respecting AstroTurfers?]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/28/smears-and-vested-interests/ Respecting AstroTurfers?]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/07/30/joe-barr-obituary/ Joe Barr, Linux.com Editor - My Obituary]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/07/30/joe-barr-obituary/ Joe Barr, Linux.com Editor - My Obituary]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/07/14/microsoft-os2-dirty-tactics/ Joe Barr Knew Microsoft’s Tactics All Too Well]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/07/14/microsoft-os2-dirty-tactics/ Joe Barr Knew Microsoft’s Tactics All Too Well]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/08/microsoft-evilness-galore/ 66 Pages of Microsoft Evilness]
 
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/18/astroturf-scam-exposed/ Another AstroTurf Scam Exposed?]
 
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/27/web-to-break-for-ooxml/ Microsoft/Munchkin ‘Breaks’ the Web to Break Open Document Standards (Again)]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/27/web-to-break-for-ooxml/ Microsoft/Munchkin ‘Breaks’ the Web to Break Open Document Standards (Again)]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/11/rob-enderle-amazing-numbers/ Rob Enderle Guarantees “Amazing Numbers”, Show E-mails to Microsoft]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/11/rob-enderle-amazing-numbers/ Rob Enderle Guarantees “Amazing Numbers”, Show E-mails to Microsoft]
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== 2009 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/02/gary-stewart-flatfish-troll-unmasked/ Gary M. Stewart (aka “Flatfish”) About Microsoft AstroTurfing: “It’s made me A LOT of money….]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/08/microsoft-evilness-galore/ 66 Pages of Microsoft Evilness]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/18/astroturf-scam-exposed/ Another AstroTurf Scam Exposed?]
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== 2010 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/21/microsoft-philippines-astroturf-edgi/ New AstroTurfing from Microsoft Philippines, Increased Pressure on Businesses]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/21/microsoft-philippines-astroturf-edgi/ New AstroTurfing from Microsoft Philippines, Increased Pressure on Businesses]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/13/andre-da-costa-in-cnet/ AstroTurfing for Vista 7 Still Alive]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/13/andre-da-costa-in-cnet/ AstroTurfing for Vista 7 Still Alive]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/08/06/digg-cabals-versus-unix-linux/ How Microsoft/Proprietary Software Bullies Ruined Digg for GNU/Linux]
* [http://techrights.org/2010/08/06/digg-cabals-versus-unix-linux/ How Microsoft/Proprietary Software Bullies Ruined Digg for GNU/Linux]
* [http://techrights.org/2010/10/13/vista-phone-7-marketing-tactics/ Microsoft Employees Push Vista Phone 7 {sic} in Twitter, Without Disclosure]
* [http://techrights.org/2010/10/13/vista-phone-7-marketing-tactics/ Microsoft Employees Push Vista Phone 7 {sic} in Twitter, Without Disclosure]
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== 2011 ==
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* [http://techrights.org/2011/05/12/facebook-astroturfing/ The Partly Microsoft-Owned Facebook is Doing Microsoft’s Dirty Job With Microsoft’s PR Firm]
* [http://techrights.org/2011/05/12/facebook-astroturfing/ The Partly Microsoft-Owned Facebook is Doing Microsoft’s Dirty Job With Microsoft’s PR Firm]
* [http://techrights.org/2011/12/26/microsoft-and-nokia-astroturf/ Microsoft and Nokia Caught AstroTurfing, Abusing/Attacking Genuine Posters]
* [http://techrights.org/2011/12/26/microsoft-and-nokia-astroturf/ Microsoft and Nokia Caught AstroTurfing, Abusing/Attacking Genuine Posters]
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== 2012 ==
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/02/26/microsoft-tied-astroturf-firm/ Apple Whitewashing With Anti-Google AstroTurf Firm]
* [http://techrights.org/2012/02/26/microsoft-tied-astroturf-firm/ Apple Whitewashing With Anti-Google AstroTurf Firm]
* [http://techrights.org/2012/10/29/astroturf-and-subversive-technical-means/ Microsoft is AstroTurfing for Vista 8]
* [http://techrights.org/2012/10/29/astroturf-and-subversive-technical-means/ Microsoft is AstroTurfing for Vista 8]
* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/08/astroturt-insufficient/ Vista 8 AstroTurfing Not Enough, Other Tactics Used]
* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/08/astroturt-insufficient/ Vista 8 AstroTurfing Not Enough, Other Tactics Used]
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== 2013 ==
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* [http://techrights.org/2013/06/09/reddit-infiltrated/ Microsoft Crime Persists: AstroTurfing a Regular Practice, Reddit Full of Paid Microsoft AstroTurfers]
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Revision as of 15:46, 9 June 2013

AstroTurfing is the practice by which a company pretends to have a following but actually fakes it.

Posts on the subject:

Contents

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

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This list is very incomplete, but some of the above cross-references other examples.

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