Thursday, November 1, 2012

No longer ComfortablySmug [Article]

A twitter user @comfortablysnug, was criticized for fake news reports about Hurricane Sandy. His identity was ousted as Shashank Tripathi, a Republican campaign manager. This, & the recent outing of a reddit poster called Violentacrez who was involved with posting (& encouraging others to post) pictures of young women (& sometimes children) without their consent, have raised some challenging questions about community action against anonymous users, as this article points out.