Imposter Syndrome

“A BuzzFeed News investigation — based on an analysis of millions of comments, along with court records, business filings, and interviews with dozens of people — offers a window into how a crucial democratic process was skewed by one of the most prolific uses of political impersonation in US history.” Millions of comments were posted in opposition to seemingly popular Net Neutrality laws. What explains the disconnect? The comments were fake. Buzzfeed: The Impersonators. “Annie Reeves … barely knew her way around the web, let alone held strident views on how it should be regulated … But Sarah Reeves had a more conclusive reason to feel sure her mother’s name had been taken in vain: Annie Reeves was dead.”

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