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Free Tibet Exposes Fake Twitter Accounts

What do the late Pink Floyd vocalist Syd Barrett, the Canadian actor Erica Durance and Brazilian model Felipe Berto have in common? They all suddenly appear to be big supporters of China's policies in Tibet. Not that they had any say in the matter. Chinese propagandists have opened scores of fake accounts on Twitter to promote Beijing's line on the ethnically divided Himalayan region, many of which were suspended by Twitter on Tuesday.

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