Information gerrymandering and undemocratic decisions

Complexity Digest

In a voter game, information gerrymandering can sway the outcome of the vote towards one party, even when both parties have equal sizes and each player has the same influence; and this effect can be exaggerated by strategically placed zealots or automated bots.

Information gerrymandering and undemocratic decisions
Alexander J. Stewart, Mohsen Mosleh, Marina Diakonova, Antonio A. Arechar, David G. Rand & Joshua B. Plotkin
Naturevolume 573, pages 117–121 (2019)

Source: www.nature.com

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