Hacking Online Polls and Other Ways British Spies Seek to Control the Internet
Is GCHQ awesome and 100% legal?
Publisher: The Intercept
Date Written: 14/07/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16600
The secretive British spy agency GCHQ has developed covert tools to seed the internet with false information, including the ability to manipulate the results of online polls, artificially inflate pageview counts on web sites, amplif[y] sanctioned messages on YouTube, and censor video content judged to be extremist.