October 26, 2012

How to Avoid the Internet's Fakers

Omar Gallaga, Austin American-Statesman

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The Internet, you may have noticed, has a bit of a truth-telling problem. As the rate we put out and take in information has sped up, our natural detectors for the stuff that smells like it came out of a bull have not adapted quickly enough to the misinformation, bait-and-switching and straight-up scamming of the Internet. It’s kind of a mess.

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TAGGED: internet, privacy


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