Astroturfing and the American Way: A Code of Ethics for the Choir to Live By. Is unethical behavior just a part of the human condition?
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In July of 2. 00. PR bloggers Paull Young and Trevor Cook started an Anti- Astroturfing campaign.
In response to this campaign, I laid out my own four- part code of ethics for people engaging in online communication. It was later adopted into the Anti- Astroturfing Wiki. Anti- Astroturfing Code of Ethics.
I will not fabricate a public concern by paying or coercing individuals to falsely act as concerned citizens. I will only seek to help give voice to those who already hold an existing concern and/or provide education to stakeholders that might be affected by a particular issue.