China: NotBuyHouse leader legitimate?

Is leader of China's ‘NotBuyHouse’ movement Zou Tao a fraud, as translations of several Chinese blog postings from EastSouthWestNorth‘s Roland Soong seem to suggest? Or is he, as seen in a well-researched post from Virtual China‘s Lyn Jeffrey, a ‘longtime political activist’ with a long history of working as ‘a social activist and volunteer working on the social problems of the weak and poor'?

According to one story Lyn quotes from interest group-linked news site Epoch Times, Zou was detained recently on a trip to Beijing to deliver a letter to top Party leaders.

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