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Can crowdsourcing be used as a tool for evil?

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… Tag Challenge) about crowdsourcing and crime got me thinking.

It occurred to me that the Joker from The Dark Knight may be the first ever super-villain to use crowdsourcing for his own nefarious (probably my favorite “evil-doer adjective”) means. I’m talking about when the Joker interrupts regularly-scheduled programming to announce his intent to blow up a hospital unless somebody kills the guy who knows Batman’s identity.

When I first saw this, I remember thinking: this …

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