Sunday, April 1, 2012

Slander Bot

Precious Document
"Who in our nation's capital would have sufficient incentive to actively pursue a solution to sophisticated organized online slander?

"Outsourcing this function by the government to a private contractor can be problematic. Such outsourcing was likely the beginning of the widespread nefarious practice in the first place. In order that protection from the manipulation to be effective, its accountability to a trusted party is necessary. In theory, the electorate in our society was to have provided the answer through the election process.

But over the centuries, the power accrued to subsets of the voting electorate with less inclusive agendas. It in turn, took ever larger pieces of control from 'we the people' and gave it to those that thought it better to trust themselves to direct what belonged to all.

What the team had been investigating over the last two and a half years was the possibility of a democracy-driven private entity with the same privileges and powers afforded to the likes of corporations. Their predictive powers derived from the pursuit of subtle conversation in the soup and on the net, well documented in the log.

NOTE: Some of the foregoing in this BuzzTheHill post is not fictional. Consider its appearance here as a public disclosure and as such, to the degree something novel and not obvious to those skilled in the art has been discussed, the specific intent was/is to put it in the PUBLIC DOMAIN.

© 2012 Buzz Hill

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