Scientology's new 'STAND' front unleashes bot army on Twitter - and gets zapped - 2017-08-25

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F347.png Scientology's new 'STAND' front unleashes bot army on Twitter - and gets zapped August 25, 2017, Tony Ortega, Underground Bunker

Our readers tend to be very observant, and we were reminded of that again recently when a Bunker regular reached out to us with some things he'd noticed about Scientology's reaction to the new season of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath.

"During the premiere episode, I kept noticing all of these spammy, fake-looking outbursts of identical tweets from accounts claiming to be members of the Scientology STAND League, all attacking Leah Remini, A&E, and everyone on the show. I did some research, and it looks like Scientology has a new bot army," he says.

He first noticed it a couple of weeks before the new season began, when the STAND League, Scientology's spiffy new front group that fights against religious discrimination, tweeted a message about that new anti-Leah Remini petition we wrote about earlier:


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