QAnon conspiracy theorists protest against child trafficking on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. Photo: AFPQAnon conspiracy theorists protest against child trafficking on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. Photo: AFP
QAnon conspiracy theorists protest against child trafficking on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. Photo: AFP
Kaz Ross
Opinion

Opinion

Kaz Ross

What is QAnon and why is it attracting so many followers in Australia?

  • QAnon conspiracy theories range from Microsoft founder Bill Gates exploiting coronavirus to implant microchips in people to governments erecting 5G towers during lockdown to surveil the population
  • Facebook has sought to reduce the organising ability of the QAnon community but so far such crackdowns seem to have had little effect on the spread of misinformation

QAnon conspiracy theorists protest against child trafficking on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. Photo: AFPQAnon conspiracy theorists protest against child trafficking on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. Photo: AFP
QAnon conspiracy theorists protest against child trafficking on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. Photo: AFP
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