QAnon posted again in June 2022 after an almost two years hiatus. With its computational linguistic technology, OrphAnalytics can attribute these messages to the usual suspect Ron Watkins.

From October 2017 to December 2020, QAnon posted hundreds of messages, known as “Q Drops”, spreading conspira...

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Two independent linguistic studies identify Paul Furber and Ron Watkins as the likely authors

Who is the person hiding behind QAnon’s messages? Several news investigations have already shortlisted a dozen potential authors. Now, computational linguistics can help narrow it down: two independent st...

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At the end of 2020, our press release announced that stylometric analyses had identified two styles (probably two authors) in the QAnon terrorist message set.

The two styles identified contradict the belief shared by supporters of the conspiracy movement that a single person - the enigmatic "Q" -...

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"OrphAnalytics would have produced a stylometric expertise in an unsolved court case since 1984? As a matter of principle, the company never communicates on its expertise work.

The public prosecutor Thierry Pocquet du Haut-Jussé confirmed yesterday to the media the receipt of this expertise. Today...

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QAnon is two different people, machine learning analysis shows.

An algorithm-based stylometric approach provides new evidence to identify the authors of QAnon conspiracy theories.

QAnon has spread conspiracy theories to an unprecedentedly large audience. Its thousands of online messages have po...

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Summary

Between October 28, 2017 and November 13, 2020, 4952 anonymous messages signed Q were published first on the 4chan site and then on the 8chan site, which recently became 8kun. This corpus of messages is designated QAnon, for their Q-signature letter and their anonymous character. For the...

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