New York Marriage Equality: Astroturfing - Courtesy of the Same Ten (Mormon) People
by Chino Blanco, Mon May 18, 2009 at 06:35:14 AM EDT
In her report on the New York "pro-marriage" rally, Mormon blogger (and Digital Network Army director) Angela Rockwood (aka Beetle Blogger) suggests that if you are a New Yorker, you'll want to know about these sites:
For once, I agree with Angela: If you're a New Yorker, please take her advice and check out both sites.
I did. Here's what I found:
Shared contact info (NYCF's details on the left, NYFRF's details on the right):
Not only did both organizations opt to locate in Spencerport, NY, they also somehow wound up sharing the same fax machine?
Moving on to WHOIS details:
Whereas Spencerport, NY is apparently doing some great deals on cheap PO boxes and shared fax lines ... Provo, Utah's bluehost.com must be offering the best deals in the country when it comes to wingnut web hosting.
What does it all mean? I'd suggest it means, that behind the scenes, it's the same ten (generously-funded) people coordinating (online) opposition to marriage equality.
Notes from a previous campaign (courtesy WikiLeaks):
STP. Not an exclusively Mormon problem. We're all suffering on account of the Same Ten (Misguided) People.
If you've got a sec, please drop a comment over at Angela's place.