8 minutes | May 5th 2020

Thought Leaders or Bot Leaders? Astroturfing in the time of Covid-19

This week's episode is a foray into astroturfing - promoting ideas through bots intending to mislead the public - and what this means in the time of Covid -19

Links from the show
Make Me Smart - Who's organizing those anti-quarantine protests?

The Digital Forensic Research Lab - the 12 ways to spot a bot

Music by Kevin MacLeod
Nowhere Land by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4148-nowhere-land

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/