Phony Seed Bed

for most noxious astroturf organizing and general bamboozlement in contemporary politics.” That’s what Josh Marshall has to say about the DCI Group. He also mentions “dirty tricks” and “slimey opps” in that post. It makes perfectly sense to me that the evil spam empire of Google would hire this kind of outfit for their lobbying … [Read more…]

Did They Read That

Lessig is pointing to a disgusting service called “didtheyreadit.com”. That service hijacks the computer of an e-mail recipient without consent. It tracks if an e-mail has been read by using a web bug. That of course will only work if the recipient is stupid enough to read mail in html format in the first place, … [Read more…]