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ON THE WEB: Lonelygirl Plot Thickens

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The internet hivemind's crusade to qualify skepticism around YouTube personage Lonelygirl15 is gaining footing, with the Los Angeles Times fueling what has been a continuous quest for some Netizens, namely, uncovering the source of what they feel is viral marketing or an alternate reality game masquerading as a teenager's vlog. Earlier this week a group claiming to be independent filmmakers posted a thin explanation of the project (archived here) to a fan message board. The Times report names a group that set up a MySpace profile and was able to deduce communication with the user behind Lonelygirl's MySpace alias originated on a server belonging to Beverly Hills representation group Creative Artists Agency. Wired Sherlock Holmeses, this is your chance at Internet stardom.
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