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

Daniel Loeb's First Amendment Riot

In late 2005, I spent over four hours interviewing Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne as part of a podcast series on entrepreneurship I created. After I published the audio of the interview, somebody posted a...
Patrick Byrne
4 min read

Daniel Loeb’s First Amendment Riot

In late 2005, I spent over four hours interviewing Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne as part of a podcast series on entrepreneurship I created. After I published the audio of the interview, somebody posted a...
Judd Bagley
4 min read

The ties that bind Sam Antar and Barry Minkow

...convicted stock manipulator Sam Antar and securities class action litigator Howard Sirota are working in concert with convicted stock manipulator Barry Minkow’s Fraud Discovery Institute (FDI) to manipulate the share price of USANA, a...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

The many fish tales of Wikipedia's Jimbo Wales

Over the past month, dozens of volunteers have joined together to assemble a staggering amount of evidence backing up one of the central claims of deepcapture.com: that former financial journalist Gary Weiss is possibly...
Patrick Byrne
5 min read

Wikipedia: it pays to have friends in high places

We like to think that based on the strength of some of the research on this site, a move to delete the Wikipedia article autobiography of Gary Weiss was undertaken recently. A longshot from...
Judd Bagley
47 sec read

Finding the laugh in a Wikipedia slaughter

Nobody aspires to have “enemies.” I suspect, even the super-villainous would probably prefer to go about their villainy unopposed. But just as the Yin and the Yang are opposite ends of the same stick,...
Patrick Byrne
4 min read

Finding the laugh in a Wikipedia slaughter

Nobody aspires to have “enemies.” I suspect, even the super-villainous would probably prefer to go about their villainy unopposed. But just as the Yin and the Yang are opposite ends of the same stick,...
Judd Bagley
4 min read

Gary Weiss and his trail of Wikipedia deception

Gary Weiss is quite actively engaged in deception on other people's blogs, in addition to his own.
Judd Bagley
3 min read

DTCC caught covering-up

There has been much speculation as to the root of Gary Weiss’s abiding interest in the personalities voicing their objections to the practice of illegal naked short securities trading. In February of 2007, some felt...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

Gary Weiss, Amazon.com sockpuppet (revisited)

At some point on December 4, 2006, the number of reviews of Gary Weiss‘s book Wall Street Versus America dropped from 17 to 10, as all of the following reviewers’ contributions were deleted: Burton...
Judd Bagley
1 min read