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Submission + - Hacked emails reveal Russian astroturfing program (guardian.co.uk)

gotfork writes: Quoting The Guardian: "A pro-Kremlin group runs a network of internet trolls, seeks to buy flattering coverage of Vladimir Putin and hatches plans to discredit opposition activists and media, according to private emails allegedly hacked by a group calling itself the Russian arm of Anonymous."

While a similar program has operated in China for a long time, and some commentators have suggested that a similar program exists in Russia, this is the first confirmation.

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