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Journalists of the Year, 2016. The Inestimable @Kristenvbrown and Intrepid @Timcast

This is my first ever JOTY with 2 winners.   (Actually first ever JOTY, but hey.)

And I had to pick 2.  Both cover interests near and dear to my heart.

Kristen, who is a great  journalist, covers abuse on twitter, covered Milo fairly (which is basically unheard of and yes he is a provocateur and troll, no he’s not a Nazi) and the strange and wondrous world of science, ethical concerns and all.

I would like to explain my background a bit.

Although living in Fresno, I have had the great luck to be able to spend a LOT of time in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.  As a tech journalist, much of what Kristen covers originates in and around the Bay Area.

The schools I attended (well funded magnet schools) took frequent field trips to the central coast and San Francisco/Bay Area.

We also frequented the Bay Area in Cub Scout and Boy Scouts trips.

My Dad is a retired Claims Manager.  As a kid he would take marketing trips disguised as family vacations to the Bay Area where a great many insurance companies are headquartered.  (If you want to talk about gentrification since 1970’s, that preference is a great place to start.)

My sister, loved Esprit and shopping, and I loved comic books.  The comic book shops seemed to be in places in San Francisco where not many tourists went.  Besides the usual touristy places you’d expect, I have seen and experienced much of San Francisco.

Other than places I’ve actually lived and grandparents homes I’ve spent more time in the Bay Area than anywhere else.  The Central Coast (Cambria/Pismo is a close second to SF.)

When Ms. Brown writes this,

 

I know this to be true from my own experiences.

When Ms. Brown talks about seismic vulnerabilities I know exactly what she’s talking about due to my own profession, and having been dragged out (I kinda didn’t have that much fun) on claims with my Dad since I was very young.

I worked fires (dummy end of the measuring stick), car accidents (dodging cars while diagramming accident scenes is always fun) and worked the Coalinga earthquake.  Yep, I at 10 or 11 (?) worked earthquake claims.

My dad enjoyed working claims better than being in management.  He didn’t keep a full case load, but he worked overflow and a few accounts he enjoyed.

He kept the juicy account, working the Curry account when The Curry Company had the concessions contract in Yosemite.

As a kid in Fresno, I attended diverse schools.  I doubt they were perfectly diverse, but they were diverse.  I have no idea what “perfectly diverse” is beyond a standard activists state frequently on twitter.

The High School I attended was bussed INTO to desegregate.  That is, WHITE KIDS were bussed in from Hoover.  Their 9th grade class was bussed into Roosevelt High School in south east Fresno .  The 9th graders within my district went to Sequoia.

I did not KNOW that the day in 8th grade at Holland Project TALENT (Audra McDonald is one year behind me, we shared the same drama teacher, if little else by way of talent)  when the district people came in and said we could go to any school in the district we wanted to.

Faced with such wondrous choices I thought I’d better go where my parents expected and choose Roosevelt.  It was a surprise in 9th grade when I thought I’d see my friends from the home district and they were nowhere to be found.

As a sophomore, Roosevelt opened the School of the Performing Arts, and the kids from Hoover were no longer bussed down.  I assume that desegregation from Hoover no longer necessary because a lot of kids district wide were bussed in to Roosevelt, and many were white.

Lots of my friends are pictured here.  I went to Easterby with Shaun Lopez and Matt Denny, and Shaun played little league with me and tennis.  He was number 1 varsity and I, 2.

(Yes we made a fake chess club that met in the Science building where we played logic games and screwed around mostly.  We had awesome bathing beauties.  The scam worked)

I also would like to encourage Kristen to do more video.  Video is The Future™ and Kristen claims to be “From The Future” or some such on Gizmodo.

 

Tim Pool, @timcast did an astonishing piece on the water shortage of East Porterville and the CA drought in general.

 

My Great Grandfather immigrated to Tulare County in the Dust Bowl.  I have tons of family in Tulare County and the Central Valley.

(My great grandfather left my teenaged grandmother in Missouri with relatives, she got married and went to Idaho.)

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(Yes I have a diverse family)

My ex wifes family is in Porterville.

My ex father in law is a former enlisted Marine who was stationed in Taiwan.

Returning to the US he owned a 7 -11 in San Jose, but sold that operation and moved back to Porterville (home) to be a Psyche Tech at Porterville Developmental Center.   He rose to Program Manager then acting Director of Porterville Developmental Center.  My ex mother in law is deceased, however she worked as a Psyche Tech as well.

My ex wife is a Psyche Tech, her new husband is a Psyche Tech and my daughter works at Porterville Developmental Center as a student assistant as she studies to become a teacher.

The High School Madison, my daughter, attended is in East Porterville.  Granite High School.  She’s a leader and activist in her own way.

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Tim Poole also covered the devastation in the Midwest.

 

When I see Jack Dorsey accept CEO of the Year from the Thurgood Marshall Fund  I can only laugh, or cry.

Jack Dorsey is the King of fake news and abuse.

He has also damaged race relations in politics immeasurably through polarization pushed on twitter’s platform with his tacit endorsement (and quite frankly open endorsement with open promotion of #blacklivesmatter.)

 

Jack Dorsey has also led the assault on Free Speech, giving wildly abusive “activists” like Randi Lee Harper and Brianna Wu backchannel access to Twitter Safety.

 

 

Bob Chipman, AKA @The_moviebob is simply the same overt hatred my Great Grandpa felt when he settled in Tulare County and walked miles each day to Tagus Ranch to work.

Bob Chipman hangs out with Anita Sarkeesian, who is on Twitter’s alleged Twitter Trust & Safety Council.

I have no idea what this council does, or how it functions when you can solicit hitmen on twitter.

I reported the tweet and received the following response.

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My mom’s dad, my Grandpa also was a Dust Bowl immigrant, however was nearly worked to death by a farmer in Salinas.

He went to Idaho.  He worked New Deal construction for Morrison Knudsen.  The same company that built the Golden Gate Bridge, I believe.

My dads parents were also in Idaho, and my parents met at Idaho State University.  When my dad graduated he volunteered for the US Navy, went to OCS and was sent to the Vietnam War where he served on the USS Reeves in the Sea of Japan as a LT(jg).

My parents were lucky enough to live off base in Japan for years and tour a bit of Asia.

In all my life I have never felt such overt hatred as that leveled at me on Twitter daily by so called tolerant people.

Despite identifying the racism and xenophobia in the far right in July 2015, and writing about it I am judged, and attacked for the color of my skin daily.  Jack Dorsey simply does not care.  I am abused any number of ways, but as far as I can tell because of the color of my skin I am open for the abuse.

I am simply a “hard headed” “Trumpster”.  (this is light, though activists ignore facts like Obama profiting off the Presidency to abuse).

Twitter is fact free.

Anyone that says something contrary to the approved opinion of Randi Lee Harper, Brianna Wu or the activists Jack Dorsey is set upon by a mob that they lead.

(1 of I don’t know how many.  The whole thread isn’t presented here.)

I however am not helpless, nor intimidated by empowered abusers with the ear of Twitter .

I know Jack Dorsey did as much to elect Donald Trump as any person alive.  I will leave that to historians to figure out how.  I have said enough on the matter that anyone can figure it out.

I consider Jack Dorsey’s award by the Thurgood Marshall Fund a farce.

Jack Dorsey endangers members of my family & has contributed to making race relations as bad as at any time in my lifetime.  I can only relate it to 1968 & the Days of Rage where the most supported people in CA are rioting at a great college because they now feel violence is acceptable.

 

We will continue our mission of digital disruption and truth telling here on this channel.

 

I however have Awards to hand out.

To the wonderfully educated and capable Kristen V Brown I award a Central Valley Coffee Cup.  Valley Pride!

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Tim, I name honorary Dirt Farmer.  Rub some dirt on it, Tim.

I’d nominate Tim for Hall of Fame in Porterville, but unlike my ex wife, he’s not from Porterville.  Sorry, Tim.

My coach, Ken Hurst, would have been proud to make Tim run up the mountain at Lake Isabella for training.

Women’s 1988-’89 Tennis Team — This team had only four players — Story Hurst, Chrissy Kulbeth, Michelle McGuire and Michelle Caskey — yet it won the Central Valley Conference championship in 1988 and then again 1989 with the addition of only two players, Vicki Esquivel and Christy Heint.
Ken Hurst — Hurst was the men and women’s varsity head coach at PC from 1982 through 1999. After 10 years of coaching at PC, his teams had won two thirds of all their matches. Even in Hurst’s last years of coaching at PC, the tennis programs thrived in every match with intense competitors to slay the big dragons.

Thank you for being you, and all that you do.  I appreciate your journalism and professionalism.

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Does “Fifth Estate” @Shervin Despise Native Americans? #nodapl @nodapl

Ask not what @shervin can do for you!  Ask what you can do for @Shervin.

Kind of a bit different than the immortal words of President Kennedy, but I found Billionaire Boys Club @Shervin isn’t exactly an open and outgoing fellow on twitter.

 


Shervin said he wanted to know Tribal leaders.

 

And after helping him @shervin blocked me for a tweet.

Is he racist?  Hates Native Americans?  Thinks they should be consigned to life on barren reservations?

 

And he blocked me.

 

I guess I was wrong about his interest in connecting with Native American Indians.

 

 

I invite you all to visit Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation in northwestern Nevada on google earth.

You decide if a new app or infrastructure development would help.

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I thought, perhaps mistakenly, @shervin funded infrastructure.  Perhaps not.

 

You can’t even politely invite these techies out of their self imposed bubble.

The Epic Schlemiel (Self Mocking, Humorous Clown) of $TWTR, @Nymag’s @jessesingal.

WordPress blogger Menachem Feuer has a wonderful blog on Jewish humor, The Home of Schlemiel Theory.

It is my contention that Jesse Singal, fake news (self admitted!) writer for New York Mag is a Schlemiel.

What else could he be?

He admits to having taken part in the production of fake news.  Yet he was an editor at prestigious New York Magazine.

 

As a classical liberal opposed to censorship I think it’s Jack Dorsey that is dumb, but Jesse is ok with “Dumb Twitter.”

He is ok with a revolution, as long as he profits.  This seems somewhat anti revolutionary doesn’t it?

He’s basically Castro’s Lieutenant hoping he doesn’t get shot by firing squad.

 

Jesse, ostensibly a science writer, thought people NOT communicating was a great way to make change.

 

Basically Jesse Singal was instrumental in electing Donald Trump.  I bet he can’t figure out how though.

 

Is Jesse a self mocking Schlemiel?

He’s so awful many people I know voted Trump just because they read his timeline where he admitted to writing fake news.

 

He doesn’t speak the language
He holds no currency
He is a foreign man
He is surrounded by the sound…

He’s surrounded by Jesse Singal, a journalist for a presitigious publication in New York calling him “dumb”.

The only question is if Jesse Singal is self aware, or if he unintentionally a satire of a liberal?

 

 

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No, World. Milo Yiannopoulis of @breitbarttech Is Not A White Supremacist.

Milo Yiannapoulis is many things.  Gay, Jewish by birth, half greek, a ponce, intelligent, beloved by many, hated by many.

But he is not a white supremacist.

If you don’t want to believe me, just read feminist journalist Kristen V. Brown’s of Fusions coverage of Milo.

Yiannopoulos is an outspoken advocate of free speech on the internet—at all cost.

She pretty much rips him a new one, politely, but it’s fair.

After all, Milo admits he’s a provocateur and troll.

I began following Milo after he was deverified by Twitter because I felt it was an attack on professional journalists.

Little did I know at that time the volume of vicious attacks poured on him by entitled, empowered bullies on Twitter.

Randi Lee Harper, Brianna Wu and a cast of miscreants had spent over a year attacking him because he refused to bow to their demands to not write about Gamergate.

What journalists write is not subject to approval by twitter mob leaders like Brianna Wu.

 

“Attacking” would be writing a story this empowered cyberbully doesn’t agree with.

Brianna and Randi have conducted a cyberbullying campaign that actually is still ongoing as they are connected to the Democrats as activists.

Randi Lee Harper was able to have Milo locked out of SXSW16, to do his actual job, in secret negotations with SXSW admins.

 

A White House accredited journalist was prevented from doing his job at SXSW16 because two empowered bullies were able to silence him.

 

Randi Lee Harper, has met with @safety.  It’s astonishing that a California corporation would allow a safety consultant to actively abuse their own customers, but in Randi Lee Harper they have done so.

 

The left would have us fear censorship by Donald Trump on the internet when they conduct cyberbullying and censorship in broad daylight ignoring your basic civil rights.

Randi otherwise spends time bragging about the massive amount of abuse she can pile on @jack’s customers.

It’s atrocious.

Yet @jack and @support refuse to handle the matter and apply their terms of service evenly and supsend these two massively abusive people

Of course gamergate moved into the political race, and became the base of the people making memes and real live neo nazis, white supremacists and nazis tried to integrate into THAT movement and were partially sucessful in their efforts.

Believe me.  If I saw anything indicative of Milo’s being a white supremacist I would have said so.  I saw NO indication in his twitter account, or journalism.

The stain on his reputation is part of a deliberate effort by evil people to destroy people who write things they do not like.

And they are fully empowered on Twitter by @jack.

 

 

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$TWTR: @twitter is number one in Fake #News On @Apple As @getongab Grabs Market Share

Twitter markets itself as a news application on the apple store.  Perhaps Apple and Tim Cooke need a fake news and propaganda category?

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According to Sensor Tower, Twitter is number one in the news category and 24th overall on the apple store.

 

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According to Vivian Schiller  Vivian Schiller former head of news and journalism partnerships at Twitter and also the former CEO of NPR,

SCHILLER: Let me just say I think it would be a mistake for social media companies to try to, on their own, determine or deign what is a fake news story and what isn’t and shut it off, or what’s a good news organization or a bad news organization. That’s a very, very slippery slope.

Yet, regarding the suspension of “alt right” twitter accounts,

The problem is there is very little transparency and consistency when it comes to what accounts Twitter is suspending and which they are not. As long as there is an even playing field for all and the rules are clearly understood, that would be a good thing. We are not there yet. There’s more to do.

Twitter is hamstrung by privacy laws and regulations that prevent them from showing (in most cases, absent compelling public interest on the specific topic, ie news) exactly why users are suspended.

It would go a long way towards clarifying matters if twitter would, in coordination with the suspended parties release the tweets that earned the suspensions of Milo Yiannopoulis, Mike Ma, Ricky Vaughn, Pax Dickinson, Richard Spencer, Chuck Johnson, John Rivers (and others)   and lead a public discussion about what behavior is acceptable and so the public can determine if Twitter got it right.

With market competitor Gab.ai growing at a massive rate, Twitter’s confusing the issue is CEO Andrew Torba’s gain.

Andrew Torba states,

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Gab is for everyone.

We are the defenders of free speech.

We are The People

The alt right and others find a free speech platform that doesn’t suspend accounts and has muting tools in place.

Obviously twitter, as a publicly traded company is being buffeted by the controversy generated by Vijaya Gadde when she blatantly publicized and politicized the abuse scandal at twitter in her WAPO editorial of April 16, 2015.

A major problem for Twitter is that they do not enforce their own rules consistently.

As Fusion Journalist Kristen V Brown noted in her own reporting after receiving death threats, 

But others, like those from the tweeters that suggested I needed to “go” and that it was “op time,” seemed like clear violations: they encouraged others to target me, repeatedly tweeted at and about me and made references to violence.

 

And yet threats and fake content are still omnipresent on twitter.

For instance you can solicit hitmen:

Declare our now elected President as a “common enemy” of CIA?

You can pretend Donald Trump has been sworn in and is President already.

 

 

A founder of Twitter, and Twitter Board Member (and twitter’s largest individual shareholder) Ev Williams called out Facebook for their “fake news” problem in a Medium post (Ev is CEO/Founder) that has made news.

I found it interesting that when I went to read Zuckerberg’s post about misinformation, there were two ads on the side that are super fake.

 

One wonders why Evan Williams is not more outspoken about the fake news and abuse that proliferates on twitter?

Twitter does have rules preventing abuse and fake news on the books, they just don’t enforce them.  And what they do enforce, seems to be one sides in the political spectrum.

It is at the point that Twitter’s core business is suffering as reflected in the stock price which is below IPO.

At the very least, Jack Dorsey and the Board of Directors owe it to shareholders to clarify what is going on, and what steps are being taken to cure the public perception of Twitter as a safe haven for abusers & fake #news.

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Gab Takes Advantage of Lack of @Safety For Women With $TWTR #SocialMedia Alternative. @jack

Having blogged about abuse on Twitter I am saddened to report that a startup is seizing the opportunity to launch in the face of Twitter’s continuing abuse and censorship problem.

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter has shockingly tweeted that conversations are to hard right now and there are hidden rules.

This is bizarre as Twitter itself is a social media & online communications company.

Of what use is a social media platform that one can’t communicate on?

Virtually none.

 

 

With professional journalists like Kassy Dillon suspended for using the same words Hollywood celebrities use, receiving threat  and Kristen V Brown receiving death threats it remains a wonder any woman feels safe on Twitter.

 

 

 

The alternative, Gab, is to start Beta testing on Monday.

Details will be available on Regated.

 

 

We continue to wish Jack Dorsey and Twitter the best and hope they can salvage what’s left of Twitter’s business and reputation.

 

 

#Gamergate Reimagined! Journalist Jesse Singal Tossed OUT By Randi Lee Harper

The “Gamergate” controversy has roiled twitter for coming up on 2 years.

Amazingly enough the most sustainably abusive person in Gamergate is Randi Lee Harper.

She’s managed to become an “anti abuse expert” while telling people to light themselves on fire, fuck off, “get fucked” in endless supply.

I can only imagine it’s because she has inside contacts with Twitter (@safety) and openly boasts about them.

Not only does she boast about them, she brags that she knows what is best for you whether you like it or not, and they can make these suggestions.

Often when I read through various accounts that are linked to Gamergate, however tenuously I cannot believe I am in America.

It’s Orewellian.

And it’s a high school soap opera once you realize that everyone on that page is a public person (at least now) and receives threats from the weirdos that inhabit the internet in endless amounts.

I myself have also received threats.

I funny understand that women perceive threats differently, but still some caution must be taken to make sure the threats are credible threats to yourself.

Quite frankly Randi Lee Harper openly advocates violence, hatred and is the most abusive person I have ever seen on the internet.

I have no idea why @Jack turned her and her mob loose on consumers.

They operate exactly as @Vijaya explained in her Washington Post Editorial, but they remain beyond moderation.

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What we have is Journalist Jesse Singal boarding the Revolution!  Sounds fun and why not?

Jesse Singal is a firm believe in “explain nothing” and that by explaining nothing social change is inevitable.

I cannot believe this man is a journalist.

 

As long as Jesse comes out on top, it’s all systems go!

 

And not so much, when enforcers are on the scene.

Jesse has a long history of being tossed out and gamely reboarding the ride.

 

Don’t cross the enforcers, or their friends.

 

 

So after warning Candace Owens not to write about Zoe Quinn and Randi Lee Harper, Jesse went ahead and wrote his hit piece.

No single person is more important that the Revolution!

 

 

And the lynch mob that Randi Lee Harper command set in.  As Jesse knew it would.

The “Lynchmob” (racist reference) of course operates exactly how Vijaya Gadde wrote in her Washington Post Op Ed, but if you are Randi, the Terms of Service seems to be inoperative.

 

This of course STILL offended Katherine Cross.

Gonna have to blame Jesse again, because there’s just not a convenient person about!

 

And thus Jesse ends up being the target du jour.

 

Like so many others.

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What remains a mystery to me is why Katherine Cross is silent about Randi Lee Harper silencing LGBT on Twitter?

Or why she is silent about Jennifer J. Medina targeting LGBT for Randi to block, intimidate or harass?

If anyone has seen her respond to this publically I’d sure like to see it.

 

PS: I cannot WAIT for what Dick Costolo comes up on his tv show!

 

The Evil, Hate Filled $TWTR Empire of @Jack and @Randileeharper. #socialmedia #cybersecurity

Randi Lee Harper is the most abusive person I have ever encountered online that simply has been able to remain abusive and unmoderated by Twitter.

I cannot believe @Randileeharper is allowed to have a @twitter account, much less engage in the bullying, harassment and intimidation of twitter customers she flagrantly engages in.

What do journalist Cathy Young, Adult actress Mercedes Carrera, actor Adam Baldwin, Journalist Milo Yiannopoulos, and Game Developer Mark Kern have in common?

Let me rephrase that.  What does a Russian Born Immigrant, a PoC Sex Worker, some white dude, a Gay Jew Greek immigrant, and a Taiwanese immigrant have in common?

Let me rephrase that yet again.

What do people that rely on their free speech for their livelihood have in common?

They are all speaking up for the second amendment.

We are now adding our voice to this struggle.

No one in their right mind is an absolutist about Free Speech.

Having been taught that free speech in the legal sense is free speech minus threats such as don’t yell fire in a crowded movie theatre, don’t make physical threats, this would be clear to anyone of rational mind.

And then we have privileged and empowered Randi Lee Harper.  She is apparently the Darth Vader to Jack and his dark empire.

Randi spends a lot of her time telling people to die in a fire, to light themselves on fire, and other variations thereof.

She also tells people there is no such thing as free speech in social media.

 

She is not a lawyer, and she is wrong.

 

Randi Lee Harper thinks a professional journalist asking her questions on Twitter is “dogpiling.”

 

I’m just going to link tweets for you, of Randi’s.

I contend @Jack is not listening at all.

 

And that his statement herein is a lie.

 

And that this behavior by Twitter is not beneficial for Twitter’s investors.

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Remember everyone Randi is talking to is a customer of Twitter, which is open for business.

Anyone she is tweeting might be in any psychological state, a business partner of twitter’s, etc.

This is how Randi Lee Harper is allowed to treat people on Twitter.

She is a ball of empowered hate and bigotry.

All tweets are archived here.

 

Pretty much anyone using social media to talk is accused of sending mobs after Randi if they talk about what Randi does to them.

 

Actually reading content is where it’s at to know what someone is about.

 

44% of consumers online are gamers.  Why is this woman free to abuse 44% of potential twitter customers?

 

 

Self immolation as an act of suicide.  Advocating one self immolate is advocation of violence.

It remains clear to me that despite all of @jack’s words, he hates consumers.

No rational company would allow Randi Lee Harris to attack their own customers in a never ending torrent of hate, vitriol and advocation of violence if they had ANY regard for their “users” as people.

Meanwhile Randi classifies talking as causing a mob.  She’s anti social.  The antithesis of social media, and is destroying $TWTR.

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How Creepy Stalkers Like Sam Schinke @sschinke Ruin #SocialMedia And Damage $TWTR

Newsweek writes that Trolls and Online Mobs have ruined the internet.

And now I have a little mobster acting like a  little stalker who thinks he is doing a bust.

It’s really creepy, since I asked him to leave me alone, and he agreed to do so.

 

And yet our poor little obsessed cyberstalker logs out of Twitter in order to be internet po po.

 

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Apparently using the internet means Sam Schinke is going to cyberstalk you and try to report you as spam to major corporations such as Klout.

Because @Klout, a content aggregator shared my content.

You heard right, Sam Schinke is going to report me to Klout, because I shared Klout’s share of my content and other twitter accounts tweeted it.

As you can see, I have blocked Sam Schinke.

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And yet this does not prevent this little cyberstalker from spying on me.

A search was conducted on a particular Klout link.

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And Sam jumps to the totally incorrect conclusion that I created those links and bots are tweeting them.

For which he is going to report me to @Klout as spam.

 

Twitter has rules against creating false and misleading tweets, but they don’t seem to enforce them.

Jim Cramer has written about this before, yet Twitter, in their infinite wisdom, deems that lying about customers is ok, even when it’s demonstrably provable that a lie is occuring.

As a Twitter advertiser, I am confounded by this.

Why does Twitter allow some random cyberstalker to lie about advertising partners?

A content BETA shows recent content Klout has shared.

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And then, amazingly enough, I can share them.

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Klout has shared the recent blogs I have written.

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Including the particular blog (and link Klout created) the cyberstalker is captivated by.

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As a result of this, I am no longer purchasing advertising on twitter, and recommend to my friends to do the same.

Advertisers are spending less on Twitter as twitter growth has stalled and with people able to openly stalk and lie about you, it’s no wonder at that.

Klout aggregates and disseminates content.

They have long shared my blogs.  I never know when a particular blog will be shared, they pick up the content they want to.

I simply find the content on Klout, and then people share it.

Social Media, working as intended for me.

And freely abused by shameless, lying cyberstalkers intent to do harm.

Sure hope @kloutsupport is on the ball and recognizes liars like Sam when they see them.

They have been great to me, so I have 0 worries.

 

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Dear @Nero, $TWTR @Safety Allowing “Toxic” @Randileeharper to Mislead #consumers about Rights and Remedies.

Bubba, you are talking to the wrong person if you need help with your First Amendment rights.

 

Let me help you out.

You can open a complaint with the San Francisco DA’s office, Consumers Mediation Department.  (This works, I have done it)

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You can write to the CA DoJ and file a complaint according to my Senator, Senator Feinstein.  (Admittedly this probably goes better if you, like me, are a CA citizen.  It works, I have done it)

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You can open a complaint with the FTC, again as advised by Senator Feinstein.  (Again this works, I have done it.)

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You can file a lawsuit in Federal Court, subject to Twitter’s Terms and Conditions that state you agree to all local laws (That being San Francisco local courts, and Federal 9th circuit court.)

 

I haven’t had to sue them as the first 3 steps work.

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I have no idea why Twitter allows Randi Lee Harper to mislead their own customers to their harm.

Twitter supposedly has rules against false and misleading tweets, but Randi pretty much says whatever shit pops into her head, bullies people at will, advocates violence and drives $TWTR stock into the toilet while doing so.

 

Twitter admits that the United States has jurisdiction in the Terms of Service, and the United States has a first amendment.

I have no idea why Twitter allows Randi Lee Harper and her weird friends to label 44% of potential consumers as part of  a hate group.

It’s as if Twitter and Jack hate their customers.

 

Twitter doesn’t really enforce their rules fairly, however.

And apparently the White House press spokesman is unfamiliar with your rights and potential remedies under federal, state and local laws.

 

It’s devastating $TWTR stock price and MAU growth, I think.

 

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