Reddit Says Influence Campaign is Behind Leaked U.S.-U.K. Trade Documents

I don’t think it’s any surprise that the Labour party has been a “useful idiot” in this case…:

Reddit has revealed that key U.S.-U.K. trade documents posted on its site were likely done so as part of a broader political-influence campaign that first appeared on Facebook and tied to Russia-based operatives.

The online media aggregator says it has linked documents that were leaked on its site in October from a user called Gregoratior to a “vote-manipulation” campaign originating discovered on Facebook earlier this year and dubbed “Secondary Infektion.”

“We were recently made aware of a post on Reddit that included leaked documents from the UK,” according to a statement Reddit posted on its platform. “We investigated this account and the accounts connected to it, and today we believe this was part of a campaign that has been reported as originating from Russia.”


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