clonebot

clonebot

(chat)
(Or "clone") A bot meant to replicate itself en masse on a talk network (generally IRC). A bot appears on the network as several agents, and then carries out some task, typically that of flooding another user.

Compare ghost.
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Cancelbots search for particular topics and phrases and cancel the entry - often used by political or social adversaries; clonebots steal identities and kick you offline; guardbots monitor for clonebots and cancelbots and stop them.