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五毛党 at CPod?

Posted by henning May 1, 2010 in the Group General Discussion.

Tags: 五毛党, political spammers

I just learned from a Chinese friend about the 五毛党:

A classmate of him got the following type of job: He gets paid for registering in in internet forums in order to spread the official policies and defend the government . Because each post is supposedly paid 50 cent (五毛), these guys are commonly refered to as  五毛党 in China. I guess that would be "viral propaganda".

I wonder if some of the unmotivated political entries popping up here once in a while can be attributed to the 五毛党?

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