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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Advanced robotics and biotechnology in the future have allowed humans to create personal DNA replicant robots, known as clonebots. These clonebots act as representatives in our absence and have the same rights as the original human.
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.