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Comment Re:Can someone answer me this? (Score 1) 164 164

Slashdot's moderation and "Anonymous Coward" account also prevented bandwagoning on the Brianna Wu Interview despite her trying to get her twitter followers to do exactly that.

Did Brianna Wu try to get her followers to "bandwagon" the Slashdot discussion in some other tweet? The one that you linked to does not do that or anything like it. Perhaps you could clarify?

Comment Re:OAPI = Harassment Group (Score 1) 202 202

"I know nothing about Breitbart".

1. I simply do not believe you, but if that is true, it might be worth doing a quick search to see what sort of organisation they are;
2. It is my understanding that Robert Rosario was taken out of the blocklist;
3. I have no idea who Chris von Csefalvay is, nor Clairek Schumann;
4. It is ludicrous to say that Vivek Wadhwa was "harassed into no longer advocating for women in tech", just as it's ludicrous to suggest that the ggautoblocker "censors" or "silences" people.

I have no idea why you are bringing up RH's alleged "harassment" - what does this have to do with ICANN's new policy?

Comment Re:OAPI is a Scam (Score 4, Informative) 202 202

The ggautoblocker DOES NOT censor! Can you identify a single person who can no longer tweet because they are included in the blocklist? Of course not. Everybody on the blocklist can continue to tweet. ggautoblocker allows people to not listen. That is not censorship.

Comment Re:OAPI = Harassment Group (Score 3, Informative) 202 202

the coordinated silencing of individuals that present uncomfortable, narrative-breaking facts

For those people who are unaware what this poster is talking about, Randi Harper set up ggautoblocker, which helps GamerGate harassment victims. The poster seems to think that this is "silencing" people. Of course nobody is "silenced". ggautoblocker just helps other people not to have to listen to them.

Comment Re:ClanLib Devs have never worked with a game engi (Score 1) 47 47

I think you're confusing your targets here. The summary is nonsense of course. Clanlib is obviously not a competitor to Unity or UE4. However, it's not really trying to compete with them. It's an alternative to SDL, which also is no sort of competitor to Unity or UE4. The fact that Clanlib is nothing like Unity or UE4 is not really something to criticise. This does not say anything about the developers, who are clearly aiming for something else. You should feel free to criticise the submitter, who clearly hasn't understood what Unity and UE4 are.

Comment Re:Welcome to corporate future (Score 1) 255 255

Surely it's their site and their policy? At the moment they are drawing a comparison between gamergate-style intimidation and normal social discourse out in the real world. Some interactions on Twitter do not feel like the real world to me and I guess Twitter wants that to change. But its up to them.

Comment Re:Welcome to corporate future (Score 1) 255 255

Don't be so stupid. Really, if you don't like twitter's policies, find another site to use. If you're right about this being a slippery slope, their business will collapse as millions of users drift away because they believe they are being oppressed. I don't think that's going to happen but maybe it will.

In the mean time, the rest of us will be able to guess with a high degree of accuracy what Twitter will and won't tolerate. If you're unable to do that, that's fine too. You can get banned or suspended or not.

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