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Newspaper Article: BibTeX citation key:  Robertson2016
JORDAN ROBERTSON, MICHAEL RILEY & ANDREW WILLIS. 31st Mar 2016. How to Hack an Election. Bloomberg.
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Categories: history, speaking through machines
Keywords: 2012 Mexican election, 2012 Venezuelan election, Honduras, shilling, troll
Creators: Riley, Robertson, Willis
Collection: Bloomberg

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Abstract
Andrés Sepúlveda tells of his work designing interfaces to make use of a mid-sized twitter sockfarm efficiently. Worked for Juan José Rendón, "a Miami-based political consultant who’s been called the Karl Rove of Latin America."
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Further information may be found at:
https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2016-how-to-hack-an-election/

 
Notes
"Sepúlveda’s first hacking job, he says, was breaking into an Uribe rival’s website, stealing a database of e-mail addresses, and spamming the accounts with disinformation. He was paid $15,000 in cash for a month’s work, five times as much as he made in his previous job designing websites."
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