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[[Astroturf]] refers to grassroots groups or coalitions which are actually fake, often created by corporations or public relations firms. When an individual creates a fake identity for similar purposes this is known as a [[Sock puppet]].
 
[[Astroturf]] refers to grassroots groups or coalitions which are actually fake, often created by corporations or public relations firms. When an individual creates a fake identity for similar purposes this is known as a [[Sock puppet]].
  
 
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==Examples of astroturf organisations==
==Examples of Astroturf Organisations==
 
 
*[[Hands Off the Internet]]
 
*[[Hands Off the Internet]]
 
*[[Freedom's Watch]]
 
*[[Freedom's Watch]]

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Astroturf refers to grassroots groups or coalitions which are actually fake, often created by corporations or public relations firms. When an individual creates a fake identity for similar purposes this is known as a Sock puppet.

Examples of astroturf organisations

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