The Grass is not Always Greener on the Other Side: The Use of Digital Astroturfing to Spread Disinformation and the Erosion of the Rule of Law

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Astroturfing is a technique that exists for decades and consists of
mimicking real individuals and sparking real debates about a certain topic with the main purpose of influencing real individuals to join the false movement. With the advancements in technology, especially the internet, a new type of Astroturfing has emerged called “Digital Astroturfing”. In this study we aim to analyze the phenomenon of Digital Astroturfing, and how it can be used to spread disinformation, resulting in the erosion of the Rule of Law.
Originele taal-2English
Artikelnummer9
Pagina's (van-tot)113-124
Aantal pagina's11
TijdschriftLSU Journal for Social Justice & Policy
Volume3
Nummer van het tijdschrift2023
StatusPublished - 13 mei 2023

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