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Over at Schlock Mercenary, Howard Taylor has started a facinating conversation on the nature of Info-Wars.

As Howard puts it:

 

Somebody (I forget who) tweeted that the Wikileaks fight right now is the first infowar in history. I disagree. I think we've fought numerous infowars in the last fifteen years. And that's really what I want to see discussed in the comments. We can argue right and wrong until the eCows come 127.0.0.1 but nobody is going to walk away convinced. I want to see a list of information-age conflicts that you feel qualify as "infowar." Me, I think the RIAA vs file-sharing qualifies. My buddy Rodney suggested RBLs vs Spammers (the spammers won that one.) Somebody pointed out that the Secret Service raid on Steve Jackson Games back in the 80's might qualify.

 

Posted on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 8:08 AM Con Livus | Back to top


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The Secret Service raided Steve Jackson Games? I know lots of people weren't a fan of Knightmare Chess (I was), but that still seems excessive. I wonder what they'll do now that he's made Zombie Dice...
Left by Board Game Josh on Dec 09, 2010 9:35 AM

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