[Noisebridge-discuss] Why the IRC trolls are still there [drama]

dick butt lawldickbutts at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 23:03:22 UTC 2010

this is what i'm seeing

"Baaaw people are being mean to me. i know! i'll be a jerk!... Baaaw people
are being mean to me. i know! i'll be a jerk!... Baaaw people are being mean
to me. i know! i'll be a jerk!..." ad nauseum.

I especially like the part where Jake gets mad at and insults the users of
the IRC channel and not the trolls. Way to stay classy, buddy.

On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 3:26 PM, Jacob Appelbaum <jacob at appelbaum.net>wrote:

> Sai Emrys wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 1:08 PM, Jacob Appelbaum <jacob at appelbaum.net>
> wrote:
> >> I don't think this makes up for the trolling and it's a sad day when a
> >> bunch of homophobic jerks are tolerated in our community.
> >
> > Are they? Occasionally stupid humor or inappropriately gendered
> > pronouns aside, I have not experienced anything I'd consider homo- (or
> > whatever-) phobic at all.
> Cool, I'm glad you're not impacted, don't care or otherwise aren't
> >
> > Perhaps you are overinflating the social impact of occasional trolls?
> >
> When I'm kicked banned and called a faggot from my own community, I'd
> say that it's a bit depper.
> >> Enjoy the hell that you've helped to create!
> >
> > Needlessly inflammatory, Jake. Be cool.
> Today, I have had half a dozen spoofed calls to my cell phone (as my own
> number, attempting to compromise my voicemail), multiple voicemails
> (some claiming to be Vonguard, Alex denies it was him) harassing me,
> multiple sms messages harassing me, various dramatic emails, harassment
> via my personal jabber accounts, and a few other unspecified things. I
> think this is a pretty hellish situation overall. You lack the
> perspective of my experience, so please kindly stop telling me what to
> do. I'll be cool when you stop making excuses for other people being
> jerks in our community. Where's your solidarity for the other members of
> our community?
> I'm sorry that you think that my statement is needless inflammatory, I'm
> fed up. I'm fed up with tolerance for intolerance and I don't have any
> incentive to be cool. Alex shouldn't have started this thread, he didn't
> bother to forward the follow up messages either.
> Frankly, I'm happy to be demonized if it just ends the discussion at
> this point.
> Good bye,
> Jake
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