As a result, these high-quality botnets are often used for multiple political campaigns. During the Brexit referendum, the Oxford team watched as one network of bots, previously used to influence the conversation around the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, was reactivated to fight for the Leave campaign.
The Rise of the Weaponized AI Propaganda Machine
Berit Anderson

The people who run these botnet networks tend to be hired guns; they’ll work for whomever pays them enough.

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