Companies are not the only ones trying to tap into an ideal, passionate audience for their messages. Political causes face the same challenge; placard-carrying, slogan-shouting crowds no longer show up...

Companies are not the only ones trying to tap into an ideal, passionate audience for their messages. Political causes face the same challenge; placard-carrying, slogan-shouting crowds no longer show up to support what they believe in like they did in the 1960's.

A company has come up with a solution: provide online access to people willing to be "rented" as protestors. Fees are individually negotiated between each protestor and who is hiring them. An excerpt from the Spiegel Online International article:

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