This is a quote from the book "The Gentleperson's Guide To Forum Spies" by Cryptome.org
..., is the response time factor. There are three ways this can be seen to work, especially when the government or other empowered player is involved in a cover up operation:
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a) ANY NG
posting by a targeted proponent for truth can result in an IMMEDIATE response. The government and other empowered players can afford to pay people to sit there and watch for an opportunity to d
o some damage. SINCE DISINFO IN A NG ONLY WORKS IF THE READER SEES IT - FAST RESPONSE IS CALLED FOR, or the visitor may be swayed towards truth.
b) When dealing in more direct ways ...