With the demise of @TERFBlocker I expanded the remit of @unblock_list to include people added to that list who were not terfs. Of course undoing the damage from shared lists is not easy as they tend to propagate, so I started to think how we can undo that damage… First, knowing what lists you are […]Read more "Find Out What Blocktogether.org Lists You Are On!"
(TL;DR, Randi Harper has advertised her personal blocklist as 99.9% MRAs and Gators, unfortunately lots of marginalized peeps, feminists and decent people are on there. I’ve created a list of them all here (Please unfollow if you don’t want to be listed), please review and unblock / promote their voices! Don’t give Randi any shit […]Read more "The Problem With Personal Block Lists"
In the last post I showed you how to create a #ggautoblocker clone using a bit of python, blocktogether.org and ElasticSearch. That was mostly a joke to demonstrate to “GamerGate” people who are trying to censor blocking tools on Twitter that they cannot succeed. So I was surprised when a few people signed up and […]Read more "Your #PersonalBlockBot"
EDIT: Since some people actually signed up to the #WombleBot it has been pointed out that it blocking the “SJW” side of GamerGate is a bit annoying, to those blocked and potential subscribers. So I’ve changed the bot to not block people opposing GamerGate, sorry gators! So, in my last post I described a method for monitoring […]Read more "The #GamerGate #WombleBot, no one #GGAutoBlocker to rule them all!"
I’m going to detail an easy way to analyse #GamerGate tweets. I’ve heard they have a “fake data scientist”, not sure if this is true as being a Womble I only pick bits and pieces up here and there. But one thing is for sure, if he really did only suck in 5K tweets for […]Read more "Analyzing #GamerGate"