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The Gentleperson's Guide to Forum Spies

The Gentleperson's Guide to Forum Spies

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The Gentleperson's Guide To Forum Spies
1.COINTELPROTechniquesfordilution,misdirectionandcontrolofainternetforum2.Twenty-FiveRulesofDisinformation3.EightTraitsoftheDisinformationalist4.HowtoSpotaSpy(CointelproAgent)5.SeventeenTechniquesforTruthSuppression _____________________________________________________________________________  _________COINTELPROTechniquesfordilution,misdirectionandcontrolofainternetforum..Thereareseveraltechniquesforthecontrolandmanipulationofainternetforumnomatterwhat,orwhoisonit.Wewillgoovereachtechniqueanddemonstratethatonlyaminimalnumberofoperativescanbeusedtoeventuallyandeffectivelygainacontrolofa'uncontrolledforum.'Technique#1-'FORUMSLIDING'Ifaverysensitivepostingofacriticalnaturehasbeenpostedonaforum-itcanbequicklyremovedfrompublicviewby'forumsliding.'Inthistechniqueanumberofunrelatedpostsarequietlyprepositionedontheforumandallowedto'age.'Eachofthesemisdirectionalforumpostingscanthenbecalleduponatwilltotriggera'forumslide.'Thesecondrequirementisthatseveralfakeaccountsexist,whichcanbecalledupon,toensurethatthistechniqueisnotexposedtothepublic.Totriggera'forumslide'and'flush'thecriticalpostoutofpublicviewitissimplyamatterofloggingintoeachaccountbothrealandfakeandthen'replying'toprepositinedpostingswithasimple1or2linecomment.Thisbringstheunrelatedpostingstothetopoftheforumlist,andthecriticalposting'slides'downthefrontpage,andquicklyoutofpublicview.Althoughitisdifficultorimpossibletocensorthepostingitisnowlostinaseaofunrelatedandunusefulpostings.Bythismeansitbecomeseffectivetokeepthereadersoftheforumreadingunrelatedandnon-issueitems.
 
Technique#2-'CONSENSUSCRACKING' Asecondhighlyeffectivetechnique(whichyoucanseeinoperationallthetimeatwww.abovetopsecret.com)is'consensuscracking.'Todevelopaconsensuscrack,thefollowingtechniqueisused.Undertheguiseofafakeaccountapostingismadewhichlookslegitimateandistowardsthetruthismade-butthecriticalpointisthatithasaVERYWEAKPREMISEwithoutsubstantiveprooftobacktheposting.Oncethisisdonethenunderalternativefakeaccountsaverystrongpositioninyourfavourisslowlyintroducedoverthelifeoftheposting.ItisIMPERATIVEthatbothsidesareinitiallypresented,sotheuninformedreadercannotdeterminewhichsideisthetruth.Aspostingsandrepliesaremadethestronger'evidence'ordisinformationinyourfavourisslowly'seededin.'Thustheuninformedreaderwillmostlikedevelopthesamepositionasyou,andiftheirpositionisagainstyoutheiroppositiontoyourpostingwillbemostlikelydropped.Howeverinsomecaseswheretheforummembersarehighlyeducatedandcancounteryourdisinformationwithrealfactsandlinkedpostings,youcanthen'abort'theconsensuscrackingbyinitiatinga'forumslide.'Technique#3-'TOPICDILUTION'Topicdilutionisnotonlyeffectiveinforumslidingitisalsoveryusefulinkeepingtheforumreadersonunrelatedandnon-productiveissues.Thisisacriticalandusefultechniquetocausea'RESOURCEBURN.'Byimplementingcontinualandnon-relatedpostingsthatdistractanddisrupt(trolling)theforumreaderstheyaremoreeffectivelystoppedfromanythingofanyrealproductivity.Iftheintensityofgradualdilutionisintenseenough,thereaderswilleffectivelystopresearchingandsimplyslipintoa'gossipmode.'Inthisstatetheycanbemoreeasilymisdirectedawayfromfactstowardsuninformedconjectureandopinion.Thelessinformedtheyarethemoreeffectiveandeasyitbecomestocontroltheentiregroupinthedirectionthatyouwoulddesirethegrouptogoin.Itmustbestressedthataproperassessmentofthepsychologicalcapabilitiesandlevelsofeducationisfirstdeterminedofthegrouptodetermineatwhatlevelto'driveinthewedge.'Bybeingtoofarofftopictooquicklyitmaytriggercensorshipbyaforummoderator.Technique#4-'INFORMATIONCOLLECTION'Informationcollectionisalsoaveryeffectivemethodtodeterminethepsychologicalleveloftheforummembers,andtogatherintelligencethatcanbeusedagainstthem.Inthistechniqueinalightandpositiveenvironmenta'showyouminesomeyours'postingisinitiated.Fromthenumberofrepliesandtheanswersthatareprovidedmuchstatisticalinformationcanbegathered.Anexampleistopostyour'favouriteweapon'andthenencourageothermembersof
 
theforumtoshowcasewhattheyhave.Inthismatteritcanbedeterminedbyreverseprorationwhatpercentageoftheforumcommunityownsafirearm,andoraillegalweapon.Thissamemethodcanbeusedbyposingasoneoftheformmembersandpostingyourfavourite'techniqueofoperation.'Fromtherepliesvariousmethodsthatthegrouputilizescanbestudiedandeffectivemethodsdevelopedtostopthemfromtheiractivities.Technique#5-'ANGERTROLLING'Statistically,thereisalwaysapercentageoftheforumposterswhoaremoreinclinedtoviolence.Inordertodeterminewhotheseindividualsare,itisarequirementtopresentaimagetotheforumtodeliberatelyinciteastrongpsychologicalreaction.FromthisthemostviolentinthegroupcanbeeffectivelysingledoutforreverseIPlocationandpossiblylocalenforcementtracking.Toaccomplishthisonlyrequirespostingalinktoavideodepictingalocalpoliceofficermassivelyabusinghispoweragainstaveryinnocentindividual.StatisticallyofthemillionorsopoliceofficersinAmericathereisalwaysoneortwobeingcaughtabusingtherepowersandthetapingoftheactivitycanbethenusedforintelligencegatheringpurposes-withouttherequirementto'stage'afakeabusevideo.Thismethodisextremelyeffective,andthemoresothemoreabusivethevideocanbemadetolook.Sometimesitisusefulto'lead'theforumbyreplyingtoyourownpostingwithyourownstatementofviolentintent,andthatyou'donotcarewhattheauthoritiesthink!!'inflammation.Bydoingthisandshowingnofearitmaybemoreeffectiveingettingthemoresilentandself-disciplinedviolentintentmembersoftheforumtoslipandposttheirrealintentions.Thiscanbeusedlaterinacourtoflawduringprosecution.Technique#6-'GAININGFULLCONTROL'Itisimportanttoalsobeharvestingandcontinuallymaneuveringforaforummoderatorposition.Oncethispositionisobtained,theforumcanthenbeeffectivelyandquietlycontrolledbydeletingunfavourablepostings-andonecaneventuallysteertheforumintocompletefailureandlackofinterestbythegeneralpublic.Thisisthe'ultimatevictory'astheforumisnolongerparticipatedwithbythegeneralpublicandnolongerusefulinmaintainingtheirfreedoms.Dependingonthelevelofcontrolyoucanobtain,youcandeliberatelysteeraforumintodefeatbycensoringpostings,deletingmemberships,flooding,andoraccidentallytakingtheforumoffline.Bythismethodtheforumcanbequicklykilled.Howeveritisnotalwaysintheinteresttokillaforumasitcanbeconvertedintoa'honeypot'gatheringcentertocollectandmisdirectnewcomersandfromthispointbecompletelyusedforyourcontrolforyouragendapurposes.CONCLUSION

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