Linked by snydeq on Thu 15th Dec 2011 21:17 UTC
In the News A new study from UCSB finds significant increases in businesses hiring organized shills to push products online. These 'malicious crowd-sourcing systems' enlist dozens or hundreds of professional shills to orchestrate mass account creation, generate bogus ratings, and post canned cut-and-paste positive reviews -- with each 'task' costing between 13 and 70 cents. 'Unscrupulous crowd-sourcing sites, coupled with international payment systems, have enabled a burgeoning crowdturfing market that targets U.S. websites, but is fueled by a global workforce.'
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RE[3]: shilling
by subsider34 on Fri 16th Dec 2011 09:04 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: shilling"
subsider34
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Check out AmericansElect.org they're trying to form a new nationwide party using crowd sourced values.

Edited 2011-12-16 09:05 UTC

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