"whispering campaign" goes positive

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 5 02:33:21 UTC 2012

On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 5:56 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole
<adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote:
> a bit like an old-fashioned whispering
> campaign where individuals are employed to 'hit' certain websites.

Wait, what? "An old-fashionred whispering campaign where individuals …
'hit' certain websites'?"

How is "old-fashioned whispering" connected to "hitting" Websites?

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