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Friday, October 11, 2019

Researchers at security threat tracking company Recorded Future have found companies selling disinformation campaign capabilities similar to the ones used by Russian "troll factories" during the 2016 US presidential campaign and other state-sponsored information operations.

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Rent-a-troll: selling disinformation campaign capabilities

Oh look, a thread tailor made for Goatmam.

It'll fit like a glove!

#1 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2019-10-10 03:21 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 7

Trollman doesn't do it for money.

He just does it for the lulz.

#2 | Posted by ClownShack at 2019-10-10 03:23 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"Oh look, a thread tailor made for Goatmam.
It'll fit like a glove!
POSTED BY PINCHALOAF"

Let's see. A thread I had not until now, posted in and you come and make a snide remark about me, yet you call me the troll?

LOL

You can't make this ---- up.

Now go spam some more Jimmy Dore videos.

QFT

#3 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-10 03:24 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Trollman doesn't do it for money.

He just does it for the lulz.

#2 | POSTED BYCLOWNSHACK

QFT

#4 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2019-10-10 03:49 PM | Reply

"Oh look, a thread tailor made for Goatmam.
It'll fit like a glove!
POSTED BY PINCHALOAF"

Let's see. A thread I had not until now, posted in and you come and make a snide remark about me, yet you call me the troll?
LOL
You can't make this ---- up.
Now go spam some more Jimmy Dore videos.
QFT

#3 | POSTED BY GOATMAN

QFT

#5 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-10 03:55 PM | Reply

#5 | POSTED BYGOATMAN

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, dum dum.

Now quote-for-truth me, Troll.

#6 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2019-10-10 04:00 PM | Reply

" dum dum.

#6 | POSTED BY PINCHALOAF "

"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the losers."

Socrates

Thanks, Pinche!

#7 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-10 04:05 PM | Reply

"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the losers."

Socrates

Thanks, Pinche!

#7 | POSTED BYGOATMAN

That's as deep as a pee-puddle of Troll urine.

Now quote-for-truth me, Troll.

#8 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2019-10-10 04:14 PM | Reply

"That's as deep as a pee-puddle of Troll urine.
Now quote-for-truth me, Troll.
#8 | POSTED BY PINCHALOAF "

You can't refute it. But OK. Since you asked.

"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the losers."

QFT

#9 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-10 04:16 PM | Reply

Goatshart still thinks he's Socrates?

#10 | Posted by jpw at 2019-10-10 06:59 PM | Reply

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"Goatshart still thinks he's Socrates?

#10 | POSTED BY JPW "

JPW plonks me, but he can't get me out from under his skin. LOL I'll live in his head until the day he dies.

#11 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-10 07:01 PM | Reply

You can't refute it. But OK. Since you asked.

"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the losers."

QFT

#9 | POSTED BYGOATMAN

Only loser Trolls like you say "you have the last word" then trollishly want to say the last word -- like you always do, Troll.

Now quote-for-truth me, bitch ... I mean, Troll.

#12 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2019-10-10 07:03 PM | Reply

"Now quote-for-truth me, bitch ... I mean, Troll.
#12 | POSTED BY PINCHALOAF"

Lucky for you I'm a benevolent goat. Here you go again"

"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the losers."

QFT

#13 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-10 07:06 PM | Reply

Lucky for you I'm a benevolent goat. Here you go again"

"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the losers."

QFT

#13 | POSTED BY GOATMAM

You're so "benevolent", you've been banned from this website for trolling more times than anyone can remember ...

Your so "benevolent", you were then banned permanently, again for trolling, only to be brought back due to Rcade's charity.

Now quote-for-truth me, weenie.

#14 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2019-10-10 07:32 PM | Reply

"Your so "benevolent", you were then banned permanently, again for trolling, only to be brought back due to Rcade's charity."

Yeah, you say that more than you say Jimmy Dore. Want a kewpie doll or what?

"Now quote-for-truth me, weenie.

#14 | POSTED BY PINCHALOAF "

Three times is all you get, troll.

#15 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-10 07:40 PM | Reply

Stop feeding him.

#16 | Posted by jpw at 2019-10-10 07:54 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"Stop feeding him.

#16 | POSTED BY JPW "

Much like you, he doesn't have the willpower to quit the goat.

#17 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-10 07:56 PM | Reply

to quit the goat.
#17 | POSTED BY GOATMAN

That just sounds weird.

#18 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2019-10-10 07:56 PM | Reply

Let me guess, he's playing the last word game?

#19 | Posted by jpw at 2019-10-10 08:22 PM | Reply

Let me guess, he's playing the last word game?

#19 | POSTED BY JPW

Goat-chuck can't come up with his own material, he just plagiarizes others ...

Like QFT.

See that Groat-a-lo-choa? -- now quote-for-truth me, -------------.

#20 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2019-10-10 09:22 PM | Reply

"Goat-chuck can't come up with his own material, he just plagiarizes others ...
POSTED BY PINCHALOAF "

Um, what did I plagiarize?

#21 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-10 09:25 PM | Reply

Um, what did I plagiarize?

#21 | POSTED BY GOATMAN

Don't um, just quote-for-truth me, --------.

And go get your shine-box, Troll.

#22 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2019-10-10 09:31 PM | Reply

"Don't um, just quote-for-truth me, --------.

#22 | POSTED BY PINCHALOAF "

You've copyrighted "quote for truth"? I don't believe you. Citation needed.

#23 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-10 09:33 PM | Reply

"And go get your shine-box, Troll.

#22 | POSTED BY PINCHALOAF "

----, I threw that away decades ago. It's sandals and sneakers for me now. If I knew you wanted it, I might have saved it.

#24 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-10 09:34 PM | Reply

----, I threw that away decades ago. It's sandals and sneakers for me now. If I knew you wanted it, I might have saved it.

#24 | POSTED BY GOATMAN

Shine-boxes are for bitches, bitch.

You're such a dumb bitch.

You're such a ----------.

#25 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2019-10-10 09:44 PM | Reply

"Shine-boxes are for bitches, bitch.
#25 | POSTED BY PINCHALOAF "

Well, that's another reason I threw mine away, I guess.

I'll tell my dad next time I see him shining his shoes that there is an internet tough guy who says he's a bitch. LOL

Then I'll show him your picture.

i.kym-cdn.com

#26 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-10 09:46 PM | Reply

#26 | POSTED BY GOATMAM

Nice picture of your shine-box, bitch.

Now quote-for-truth me, bitch.

#27 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2019-10-10 09:50 PM | Reply

"Nice picture of your shine-box, bitch.
Now quote-for-truth me, bitch.

#27 | POSTED BY PINCHALOAF"

Actually, that was a picture of a computer.

" Now quote-for-truth me, bitch."

I already explained three times is all you get. You're as bright as speaksoftly.

#28 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-10 09:56 PM | Reply

I already explained three times ...

#28 | POSTED BY GOATMAM

And Yer Out!

#29 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2019-10-10 10:06 PM | Reply

"And Yer Out!

#29 | POSTED BY PINCHALOAF "

Does that mean you are going to quit stalking me? I sure hope so, because it looks another stalker is following me from thread to thread like you and I don't think there's roof for both of y'all's noses up my ass.

#30 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-10 10:08 PM | Reply

Do you troll for money Goatman?

#31 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2019-10-11 02:51 PM | Reply

Do you get paid to troll, goatman?

#32 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2019-10-11 02:51 PM | Reply

So, this thread was all about Goatman!

#33 | Posted by ClownShack at 2019-10-11 02:55 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Do you get paid to troll, goatman?

He does it for free, which is even more embarrassing.

#34 | Posted by JOE at 2019-10-11 02:57 PM | Reply

Do you get paid to troll, goatman?

#32 | POSTED BY BRUCEBANNER"

No. I just like pushing your buttons and watching you guys dance for me. Call it cheap thrills

#35 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-11 03:55 PM | Reply

Great discussion, everyone.

Still, I'm going to comment on the article if that's okay.

It's a new world when it comes to politics and culture. Disinformation can grow like a snowball rolling down a hill, picking up people predisposed to believe crockpot theories, without necessarily requiring a big budget.

#36 | Posted by cbob at 2019-10-11 04:15 PM | Reply

what is
> shareblue
> IDF
> SPLC, ADL
etc.

pretending that leftists don't organize groups which collect, share, sell, and otherwise disseminate dis- and misinformation is just tiresome.

#37 | Posted by berserkone at 2019-10-12 01:06 AM | Reply

Still, I'm going to comment on the article if that's okay.

people who don't talk about me have mental problems.

now begone stalker!

www.poppsychologymommy.co

posted by goatshart

#38 | Posted by jpw at 2019-10-12 01:57 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

> Disinformation can grow like a snowball rolling down a hill, picking up people predisposed to believe crockpot (sic lol) theories
I'm not even trying to assume your gender or anything, but I think you meant "crackpot". As in, "crackpot conspiracy theories!!1!". But if I'm wrong, what if such crockpot (sic) theories are endlessly propounded by individuals on the talking-head-moving-picture-box? Does that make them real?

#39 | Posted by berserkone at 2019-10-12 02:38 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

"people who don't talk about me have mental problems.
now begone stalker!
www.poppsychologymommy.co
posted by goatshart

#38 | POSTED BY JPW AT 2019-10-12 01:57 AM "

If that's true, you're the sanest one on the DR, JPW. lol

#40 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-12 07:23 AM | Reply

It'll fit like a glove!

#1 | POSTED BY PINCHALOAF AT 2019-10-10 03:21 PM | FLAG: | NEWSWORTHY 6

Build a troll thread.

And They will come.

#41 | Posted by donnerboy at 2019-10-12 12:29 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Troll farming is just like mushroom farming. Keep them in the dark and feed them nothing but ----.

Thats why republicans hate education. Hate rural broadband, hate net neutrality, and hate free press. They They all make it harder to shield their sycophants from the truth

#42 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2019-10-12 04:52 PM | Reply

"Thats why republicans hate education. Hate rural broadband, hate net neutrality, and hate free press. They They all make it harder to shield their sycophants from the truth

#42 | POSTED BY HATTER5183 "

Really? LOL

Texas illiteracy map by county

manzanotli.weebly.com

Texas political leaning by county

upload.wikimedia.org

See a pattern? Sort of belies the meme you party compels you to vomit out, doesn't it?

#43 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-12 04:56 PM | Reply

Can we get "Texas median household income by county" to go with those?

#44 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-10-12 04:59 PM | Reply

BerserkOne, I didn't even notice that particular autocorrect. Crockpot theories are the result of too many overcooked roasts.

#45 | Posted by cbob at 2019-10-12 06:25 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

"Can we get "Texas median household income by county" to go with those?

#44 | POSTED BY SNOOFY "

Google is your friend.

What difference does it make?

#46 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-12 06:31 PM | Reply

Have you ever heard of Plato, Aristotle, Socrates?
Morons!

#47 | Posted by TaoWarrior at 2019-10-12 07:18 PM | Reply

51% of adults in Texas read below the eighth grade reading level and 23% read below the fifth grade level. About 4,000,000 Texas adults are in need of Adult Basic Education. Texas currently has the second lowest percentage of high school graduates in the nation.

www.lcotyler.org

net nuetrality

Passed in the House 231-191

Dems 231-1 for

Republicans 190-0 Against

http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2019/roll167.xml

Free Press

www.thedailybeast.com

rural broadband

www.vice.com

#48 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2019-10-12 08:27 PM | Reply

"#48 | POSTED BY HATTER5183 "

And the dumbest ones mostly live in the blue part of the state.

#49 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-12 08:30 PM | Reply

And the dumbest ones mostly live in the blue part of the state.
#49 | POSTED BY GOATMAN AT 2019-10-12 08:30 PM | REPLY |

So are college graduates liberally indocrinated or are liberals too dumb to go to college?

#50 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2019-10-12 09:17 PM | Reply

"So are college graduates liberally indocrinated or are liberals too dumb to go to college?
#50 | POSTED BY HATTER5183 "

As I said, the dumbest ones live in the liberal part of the state as my links show. Run and spin with it as you wish.

#51 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-12 09:25 PM | Reply

As I said ,what what was the question,

#52 | Posted by bruceaz at 2019-10-12 09:30 PM | Reply

"Run and spin with it as you wish."

You already did!

#53 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-10-12 10:53 PM | Reply

"Can we get "Texas median household income by county" to go with those?
#44 | POSTED BY SNOOFY "
candysdirt.com

Seems like the only correlation is percentage of undocumented immigrants.
i.imgur.com

#54 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2019-10-12 11:16 PM | Reply

"Seems like the only correlation is percentage of undocumented immigrants."

LOL.
You're such a good one trick pony!

#55 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-10-12 11:18 PM | Reply

Especially because your second graph goes to "Hispanic population" with no mention of "undocumented immigrants" whatsoever!

#56 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-10-12 11:20 PM | Reply

Apparently in Mackris' "mind" Hispanic = undocumented

Not to mention Mackris didn't look at the maps that closely.
Pretty clear Mackris has no clue about Texas.

#57 | Posted by YAV at 2019-10-12 11:23 PM | Reply

#56 - Exactly.
Mackris confirmed what we all already knew about Mackris.

#58 | Posted by YAV at 2019-10-12 11:24 PM | Reply

"companies selling disinformation campaign capabilities similar to the ones used by Russian "troll factories"

aka what Mattress gave Dulli for his birthday.

#59 | Posted by Corky at 2019-10-12 11:40 PM | Reply

"Pretty clear Mackris has no clue about Texas.

#57 | POSTED BY YAV "

I do. What would you like to know?

#60 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-13 10:00 AM | Reply

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