"If bots can be used to spread propaganda, bots can also be used to create an immune system-like response to isolate and envelop these abusive sites while they starve for resources. If bots can be used to spread disinformation, they can also be used to create a crowd within which to hide and stay anonymous.
"Most importantly, it’s much harder for the next Cambridge Analytica to abuse data that’s riddled with synthetic but plausible garbage." — Chad Loder CEO, habitu8
Of course, all that fakery comes at an energy cost as servers serve up every greater quantities of faux fluff. Also, as the lines between what's real and what's not blur, it's possible to create an auto-immune response that makes it harder than ever for the truth to shine through. (via The Register)