Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Feb 2012 17:55 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Let this be a lesson. After posts by John Gruber and Shawn King, this happened to Violet Blue. "The misinformation gave a significant number of people fuel to stalk me, attack me for hours at a time, malign, insult me in disgusting ways, threaten me with weapon-specific violent death (an axe), and lead social media attempts to force me to lose my job over the matter. Many referenced John Gruber, and/or his post as they did this. Plans were openly made to make media to attack me - another Angry Mac Bastards podcast." Disgusting story, and sadly enough, this isn't the first time this has happened, as Blue notes in her article. I don't like talking about these matters (you don't want to know the kind of crap that gets thrown my way at times), but I can assure you my inbox has seen its share of pure vitriol after Gruber links to an OSNews piece. It ain't pretty.
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RE: Only thing worse...
by Shkaba on Tue 7th Feb 2012 22:38 UTC in reply to "Only thing worse..."
Shkaba
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2006-06-22

Get off your high horses and look in the freak'n mirror to find your closest anti-Apple ass hole.


Since I have publicly declared that I consider apple un-ethical, I definately fall in anti-apple group. I do think that I will need to mirrors to have a look at my ass hole, though. I don't see the point of looking at ass hole, though, I usually use it for some other function.

Joking aside, I have and will always publicly point out that all apple consumers support a corporation which is operated under un-ethical principles and supplies products which are of (accornding to my criteria) subpar qualities. I will never entice anyone to attack anyone nor will I threaten anybody with an axe or any other weapon, unless my own security has been threatened. I will not skew facts nor will I state for a fact something that I am not so sure about. Which can not be said for Grubers and Kings of this world!!!

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