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Comment: Re:Slashdot comments indicative of the problem (Score 1) 1262

by Triv (#47779855) Attached to: Anita Sarkeesian, Creator of "Tropes vs. Women," Driven From Home By Trolls

Even if all of this is true (it isn't; but skipping over that), her social media, financial, and email accounts have been hacked, and explicit photos revealed from that were sent to her were sent to her friends and family.

Can you maybe see how a. that sort of thing doesn't happen to men in the industry, and b. how very wrong it is to do stuff like this because of rumors of VIDEO GAME ETHICS VIOLATIONS?

Don't justify this crap. It's disgusting.

Comment: Re:Much ado about nothing (Score 1) 748

by Triv (#47703953) Attached to: News Aggregator Fark Adds Misogyny Ban

browse at 2+, and threads look like a coherent discussion of the issues broached in TFA.

Only if you agree with the overall tone of the thread. Moderation re-enforces the party line, and the choice of articles and/or post content are catered to generate interaction. Unpopular threads get pushed down pretty fast and hard, or (worse) are barely moderated at all.

Comment: irony ahoy (Score 3, Insightful) 299

by Triv (#47666221) Attached to: Writer: Internet Comments Belong On Personal Blogs, Not News Sites
You guys realize that slashdot is just as clickbait-y and unreasonable and targeted as Jezebel, right? The headlines here are designed to drive comments and pageviews equally as hard by leaning on the same sorts of buttons, you just don't realize it as often because the buttons they push reenforce your own viewpoints and biases.

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