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Let's talk about H from Steps and what may connect him to a man serving 22 years for raping and torturing a ten year old girl. (Thread) #BlockedByHFromSteps
A few years back, a tool called Terfblocker found favour among trans rights activists and the clueless celebs who enabled them.
Terfblocker promised to rid timelines of racists, bigots, fascists, and *cough* left wing women who had fought their whole lives for women and gay rights *cough*
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Was curious about the #BlockedByHFromSteps trend, would seem I too was included though I've never had any interaction with the man in my life lol.
Seems that he used a blockchain, specifically here:… where a lot of API IDs (number format for any account)
Have been entered into a datasheet. Had a look through the CSV, and a lot of the information recorded still actually uses first and surname of individuals.

Would have been more prudent for the dev to limit the input functionality so that numerical values only can be entered
And that way all the data is pseudonymised, instead of hording a bunch of personal data (names) without people even being aware that it's being processed.

There is a subscription associated with it, so I'd wonder if it could be argued that it is in effect a commercial
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