Analysis of the abuse of social media — blogs, Wikipedia, message boards, etc — for the purpose of enabling illegal stock market manipulation.

AntiSocialMedia with Judd Bagley

Barry Minkow’s short trip from ex-felon to current-felon

Barry Minkow’s sudden return from ex-felon to current-felon has come as a surprise to some, but not to the Deep Capture team; for we have, over nearly four years, sought to raise awareness of...
Judd Bagley
5 min read

A moment of déjà vu

In the absence of a legitimate defense, hacks always attack the whistleblower’s mental state.
Judd Bagley
56 sec read

Podcast: Rexxfield repairs online reputations

Rexxfield founder Michael Roberts specializes in repairing online reputations.
Judd Bagley
1 min read

Yet another naked shorting disinformation campaign laid bare

Former business journalist Gary Weiss, who seeks to cover-up the threat and impact of market manipulation via illegal naked short selling, has made Wikipedia a major point of focus.
Judd Bagley
7 min read

Wikipedia’s Jimbo Wales unimpressed by Gary Weiss and his lies

It’s easy to see why Gary Weiss was the logical choice when proponents of illegal naked short selling sought a resolute apologist for their repugnant practice.
Judd Bagley
4 min read

Gary Weiss earns an F

Those who claim I was painting a larger conspiratorial picture are – not coincidentally – directly tied to a certain hedge fund manager or his friends. The resulting stab at journalism (in name only)...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

The stories behind the Rocker and Gradient lawsuit story

Today, short-selling hedge fund Rocker Partners paid Overstock.com $5-million to settle the lawsuit filed against them in August of 2005. Rocker Partners also entirely dropped its own countersuit. This is a major victory for...
Judd Bagley
31 sec read

The Register weighs in on our crusade

Recently, I revealed a few details of a security flaw I had discovered on the Yahoo! message boards, which made it possible to determine a user's IP address and username. This would have been...
Judd Bagley
49 sec read

The climate on Planet Money

I highly recommend making a habit of listening to NPR's Planet Money podcast.
Judd Bagley
1 min read

Gary Weiss busted. Again.

If you fail to find entertainment value in seeing illegal naked short selling proponent Gary Weiss publicly caught telling irresponsible lies, then you may consider this post optional and stop reading now.
Judd Bagley
1 min read