This collection is aftermath of my interest in exploring the relationship between Intelligence Agencies & Wikipedia. Primary credit for the following collection of links (which I’ve added to) goes to ‘the internet propagandist’ or an anonymous soul whose page had since disappeared –

Spent time searching the subject of who your facebook friends might be? Ever wonder what the intelligence agencies are up to with fake profiles? Driven mad at people who derail intelligent discussions? It’s simple folks. In information operations, the goal is to create people who ‘are what they think’ to the advantage of ‘the man behind the curtain.’ This collection should help lift the ‘cover’ ..

‘Beware’ the police tool that data mines your life

Smart Phones & Tablets Spying On You

The Gentleperson’s Guide To Forum Spies

Propaganda and Debating Techniques

Disinformation Tactics: The Methods Used To Keep You In The Dark

GCHQ hacks online polls (and much more)

New Snowden leak: “GCHQ exploited unencrypted data from Twitter to identify specific users around the world and target them with propaganda”

New Zealand uses XKeyscore to spy on WTO candidate countries

DARPA Social Media in Strategic Communication (SMISC)

BBC News: US plans to ‘fight the net’ revealed

BBC News: Pentagon plans propaganda war

CENTCOM engages bloggers

WIRED: Air Force Releases ‘Counter-Blog’ Marching Orders

Military Report: Secretly ‘Recruit or Hire Bloggers’

Internet AstroTurfing by private companiesThe Guardian: Internet Astroturfing

Reddit: Downvote bots attached to specific accounts

Air Force ordered software to manage army of fake virtual people

HBGary: Automated social media management

Military contractors propose “false flag” attacks on opponents using fake documents

NPR: Report: U.S. Creates Fake Online Identities To Counter ‘Enemy Propaganda’

The Guardian: US spy operation to manipulate social media

The Guardian: The need to protect the internet from ‘astroturfing’ grows ever more urgent

Sentient World Simulation

Exposing Cyber Shills and Social Media’s Underworld

The Guardian: Israel organizes volunteers to flood the net with Israeli propaganda

The Guardian: Israel ups the stakes in the propaganda war

Israel To Pay Students For Pro-Israeli Social Media Propaganda

Jewish Internet Defense Force

Israeli Internet “Warfare Squad”

Israeli Megaphone Desktop Tool

Israelis hold presentations teaching each other how to “counteract anti Israeli” content on Wikipedia media gatekeepers for the Israeli state

Turkey’s Government Forms 6,000-Member Social Media Team