It's messed up that if you falsify information on an online computer system for free you can go to jail for a long time, but if you get people to PAY you to falsify information on an online computer system, you can call that 'advertising' and become an billionaire.

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Pretty much our whole Internet economy runs on spreading false information on the Internet for money.

It's worked great! It's built trillions of US dollars of shareholder value. It's a very legit and sustainable business model.

But suddenly now we seem to have a completely unrelated and very bad problem, which came up right out of nowhere, which is that some bad people are now apparently spreading false information on the Internet for money.

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