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Leigh Alexander @leighalexander
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years ago i said the most important takeaway from my experiences being targeted in 2014 was that this sort of bad-faith petitioning, based on whatever could be found in your internet footprint, was going to start happening to anyone upon whom the spotlight fell
harassment already had a chilling effect on speech, but the normalization of this type of manipulative dragnet feels to me like the final nail for the dream we once had of the internet being open, expressive, performance-oriented, a place to transcend the self
when one declines to curate a new space through meaningful constraints, especially in the name of offering 'total freedom', one usually just ends up reproducing the biases and problems of the old space, i feel like
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