A $40K DARPA Contest Involving Social Networks, Misinformation and Disinformation

“DARPA, in order to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the internet, has issued a zeitgeisty “Network Challenge”. The first person or team to correctly locate ten large red balloons scattered across the USA will win $40,000.”

Full story:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/10/30/darpa_network_challenge/

http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2009-10/darpa-celebrates-internet-anniversary-bizarre-balloon-challenge?page=

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