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Offline scottws

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Gamergate led straight to the attack on Paul Pelosi
« on: Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 03:20:49 PM »
It's crazy how someone can go from searching for video game strategies to breaking into the house of the House Speaker of the United States of America and hitting her husband on the head with a hammer:

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2023/11/at-trial-accused-pelosi-attacker-says-gamergate-led-him-to-far-right-conspiracies/

Quote from: Kyle Orland, Ars Technica
David DePape—the man accused of violently attacking former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband in the couple's California home last year—said at his trial this week that online searches for video game strategies ended up serving as his inadvertent introduction to a rabbit hole of far-right personalities and conspiratorial thought.


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Re: Gamergate led straight to the attack on Paul Pelosi
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday, November 22, 2023, 11:21:39 PM »
There are going to be (and probably already are a few) books written about the fallout from gamergate. Wild that it happened and we're still feeling the effects of it.

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Re: Gamergate led straight to the attack on Paul Pelosi
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday, November 29, 2023, 04:59:10 PM »
He shouldn't have been running a child trafficking gang from a pizzeria then. It's true. I read it on Facebook.

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Re: Gamergate led straight to the attack on Paul Pelosi
« Reply #3 on: Friday, February 09, 2024, 09:59:36 AM »
It's a wild world we live in. And so many things that feel like "old news" have deep roots and are still causing trouble.

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