The Standard Succumbs To It’s Most Vicious Troll And Future Censureship. Thank God For BLiP.

Yesterday the Standard moderators allowed one of their most vitriolic trolls to post an article making the case for NZ joining the war. If there ever was a a case for what had up till then been an obnoxious shill (calling himself Te Reo Putake meaning the Voice of Reason) doing damage control for the […]

How to recognise a shill without becoming paranoid

A shill, plant, or stooge according to Wikipedia is a person who publicly helps a person or organization without disclosing that he has a close relationship with that person or organization. In Internet slang, a troll is someone who posts inflammatory,[2]extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an online discussion forum, chat […]

On the Standard, Shill infections and how sad it is to see a good blog go bad.

I have been banned from the Standard blog for two weeks. For a while I had high hopes for the blog because after threatening to ban me when I first started writing about 9/11 in the comments they allowed me to stay because other visitors reasoned that I was always giving links to information and […]