The BBC Newsnight Debacle (Block_Bot)

Let’s get some back story. Following the harassment that Caroline Criad0-Perez received, BBC’s Newsnight program did a piece on Twitter abuse. Here is said piece.     If you’re at all familiar with Atheism+ (but not indoctrinated), you probably won’t be surprised to find that a number of people who have been placed on the [Read More]

Feminist-on-Racist Violence

Update: I’ve since spoken to Ellen, and she claims that she not only expected the man mentioned in the story to try and hit her, but that he┬ádid attempt to hit her (tweet). Obviously (well, obvious if you’ve read the post), if Ellen is being truthful, this invalidates the example that the post is based [Read More]

#FBrape: Tying Up the Loose Ends

Censorship is always a tricky subject when it comes to the Internet. The lines can get so blurred that deciphering where one side ends and the other begins is like trying to see the boat in one of those Magic Eye pictures from the nineties. Every now and again, however, something brings this prickly issue [Read More]