Online Harassment

An Open Letter to Brendan Eich

I’m trying to understand the reasoning behind your decision to allow Joshua Conner Moon’s site MadAtTheInternet on your service, when you so graciously banned his Kiwi Farms account, after it was made plain to you that you were complicit in unlawful and violent undertakings on a site designed to bully and stalk vulnerable people.


You were made aware of the connection Joshua Conner Moon has with several terrorist attacks, in particular the NZ terrorist shooting of a mosque, an attack that was filmed by the perpetrator and subsequently hosted on Kiwi Farms, despite laws which prohibit the promotion/proliferation of terrorist materials. You were also made aware of the suicide count attributed to the bullying meted out by Joshua Conner Moon and his foot soldiers, a thing they’re proud of, convincing fragile people to end their lives, like they’re playing some sort of computer game only real people die.

Apparently a nazi’s right to free speech trumps the lives of minorities, am I correct in this assessment? Do you remember when you had me banned on Twitter for exercising my free speech? The offending tweet suggested piling trophy hunters into a cage so we could feed the animals, completely hyperbolic but enough to get me booted off. It was months old, you had to trawl through my timeline to find it because the tweets I had directed towards you wouldn’t cut it all for a suspension, so you employed a known nazi tactic where anything can be twisted to present as a threat.

It’s odd how free speech is a white privilege huh? I mean, if I wanted to use your service yet spent my days threatening violence against white people and celebrating every time one of them died, I think you’d be on top of it like a rash. I think you’d gladly hand my information over to the authorities to tackle any threat to white supremacy.


You don’t consider the victims of Kiwi Farms to be real people, with lives, and feelings, and needs for if you did you would respect our right to life and condemn those who would threaten it. I think you get some enjoyment from seeing people victimised by a white supremacist. I think you’re entirely sympathetic to his cause. You’ve been saying the right words and playing the game but occasionally you say something that sheds light on your inner workings and how this is all just a game to you.

Eich likes to maintain power at all times “play nicely or gtfo” regardless of the context.

More of a reflection on how you feel about yourself, bud.

If only it was so easy to silence us.

Eich knows what he is doing.


As I’m sure you are aware Cloudflare were forced to ban 8chan from their service recently, Matthew Prince did an about turn less than 24 hours after he said he would continue to support them despite the El Paso shooter’s connections to the forum. He continues to host Kiwi Farms because we haven’t pursued it just yet but we will. Like you he thinks doing the bare minimum to keep the investors/shareholders happy will save him but we’ll ask both of you how that’s going for you when we’re done.


To reiterate, withdraw your service from Joshua Conner Moon, whatever site he might be using. He has been excluded from many streams of revenue and relies almost solely on the funds he gets from the link you have provided. According to joint enterprise laws in the UK you can be held accountable for all the crimes committed by Moon because you could have done something to prevent it and you did not. All we need is one person who will listen, one law enforcement officer who isn’t a white supremacist and the rest will fall like dominoes.


We have the names of all your members of staff. We have the time and numbers to research each one and collate dossiers on their friends and family members. You said about me once that you didn’t understand how we were justified in doing to them what they have done to us, as though retaliation is the issue when we have never assumed to take the moral high ground, not when we are so violently compromised. I guess white supremacists of the past 500 years haven’t had much of a resistance to their bullshit and genuinely believe they are a class above the rest of, exempt from the laws that govern us all.


I was advised to publish the names of your staff with this post, because others are not so patient but I thought to remind you of what you’re dealing with first, lest you had forgotten.

We’re not here for the bantz remember, we’re fighting for our very lives.

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Is it too little too late from Cloudflare?

Many of us woke up yesterday morning to the news there had been another couple of mass shootings in America, in Texas and Ohio. My first thought was whether or not the shooters had connections to any number of forums promoting white supremacist violence, notably Kiwi Farms, a notorious website that is already linked to at least 2 mass shootings and a number of suicides, much of which is documented on this very blog.

It transpired the shooter in the El Paso incident had used the forum 8chan to spread his hateful manifesto. 8chan is a spin off of 4chan and Kiwi Farms is the latest (to my knowledge) iteration for these hubs, each one mutating to include those who fall outside the parameters of permitted conduct. With each new chapter the nazi incels have become more brazen in their actions, and grotesque in their ideology and with it the threat of violence has grown exponentially. Joshua Moon of Kiwi Farms is detested by members of the various chan networks because he is a paedophile and even white supremacists draw the line somewhere.

We, the victims of nazi incel forums, have been highlighting the threats these monsters pose since 2014 (at least). We have reported them to the authorities and appealed to politicians and journalists alike to help us make the law work yet been given very little support. We are expected to believe that organisations like the FBI have had their hands tied and various police forces across the UK and US are limited in their respective jurisdictions. Consider the actions brought against members of Isis when they used social media to further their extremist agenda. Their accounts were deleted immediately, whereas Twitter and Facebook haven’t enacted the same zero tolerance policies towards their exact ideological opponents. Nazi incels should have been having it out with Isis instead of targeting moderates, many of them marginalised, and for the tech giants to support them in their ‘free speech’ endeavours (as though hate speech should be given any protection) it highlights the troubling links between privilege and white supremacy, how we have been fighting an uphill battle we could never win.

As of June last year, as far as we were aware, Cloudflare was also providing a service for Kiwi Farms. Given that Kiwi Farms is an extreme bastardisation of 8chan, with incumbents thus far rejected by channers of all previous chan networks, it would certainly be in their best interests to do the same here.

It’s odd that Cloudflare boss Matthew Prince had said he would continue to support 8chan despite the shooting because his company’s ‘policy was to remain neutral over the type of content’ his service protected but in an apparent u-turn, less than 24 hours later, Prince wrote in a blog post that “8chan has repeatedly proven itself to be a cesspool of hate” and “they have proven themselves to be lawless and that lawlessness has caused multiple tragic deaths”.

“Even if 8chan may not have violated the letter of the law in refusing to moderate their hate-filled community, they have created an environment that revels in violating its spirit.”

It has taken Cloudflare years to come to this conclusion, despite the many reports to the contrary from their many victims. I find it interesting that Matthew Prince alludes to the action of removing 8chan from their network as a short term fix that only takes the heat off them as an organisation and warns that 8chan will return, in cahoots with another company that has even less of a moral backbone than Cloudflare, something neo nazi site Daily Stormer did when Cloudflare withdrew their service from them. The Daily Stormer switched to their new provider because it promised not to respond to legal process, a move which is surely illegal in itself? To proudly assert you are above the law and will not in any circumstances observe it?

Prince carries on to say “it does nothing to address why hateful sites fester online. It does nothing to address why mass shootings occur. It does nothing to address why portions of the population feel so disenchanted they turn to hate”.. well, I can shed some light here for you Matt, hate sites fester online because white supremacists run the world and laws exist primarily to incarcerate marginalised groups who are not white. Mass shootings occur because of a gun culture that is promoted by toxic white patriarchy, a visceral hatred for anything that does not bend to its will, as we know historically, and the reason they feel disenchanted? This is possibly the first generation of white people to experience the backlash against white supremacist power and control from people of colour as a whole, something that went largely unchallenged for 500 years through divide and conquer. Dissenters were swiftly murdered and histories stifled until very recently. There is a crisis of white supremacy, where the proverbial dummy has been spat out of the pram and they escalate violence in the hopes it will put the fear of a white god into us. None of these are good reasons. None of these antagonists deserve our understanding or compassion. Like Isis they know only toxic male violence and it should not be legitimised by uppity tech dweebs who genuinely believe in the supremacy of white folk. This entire episode is proof that we can bankrupt fascism and it is this threat that will make them obey the rules that govern the rest of us, nothing more or less.

Joshua Moon has been reported to celebrate the shootings and has encouraged members of his forum to keep up the momentum. In light of this and Matt’s impassioned speech on laws and lawlessness and how it makes no difference to some but it does to him, he might want to consider withdrawing service to Kiwi Farms also, if he hasn’t already, or we might accuse him of lip service and consider suing this enabler of violent mass shootings.

Services like Cloudflare and Brave Software owe the victims of nazi incel forums. They have ignored the suffering these insolent wretches have inflicted on those of us who have objected to hate. Y’know, we too have been disenchanted except we never had the entitlement to act as we please. We have never felt the need for mindless violence or hated anything or anyone enough to destroy it. These people belong behind bars, if they haven’t the least bit of control over their violent impulses.

Perhaps Matthew Prince would like to consider this when he’s defending murderers on the internet, and how he personally enabled them.

Beware: @TheDSGGroup is a woman hating bigot

A couple of nights ago I told a misogynist to fuck off because he said that there is no oppression in the UK, today my account has been suspended. I gave him 10 examples and he responded with misogynous fatphobia. One of his white followers immediately added me to a list ‘fugly’ and a bunch of others liked the abusive tweet.

In a week where right wing Asians have been demanding we all find the appointment of tokenistic South Asians in a racist cabinet a win for the disapora, Dick Swinging Git fulfilled his tokenistic role by denying oppression faced by the majority. I had to object.
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This is what we mean when we say tokens are put in place by the white supremacist state to further oppress marginalised groups by denying their experiences. As if I’d want to ‘come together’ to talk oppression with an oppressor.

Non violent non abusive men would never speak to anyone like this, even in an argument. Not saying he would be justified if in fact I was fat, but as a slim size 8, it hits home even more, because it doesn’t matter what the reality is, gendered violence is so ingrained in society, men use fatphobia to neg us into submission. To be so casual in his attack, he wasn’t in the least bit worried that it would backfire, it’s probably served him well in the past.

Tokenistic poc have the power to flip it back and claim we are the real racists, for daring to broach the subject of oppression.

I’m Asian. I’m a genuine leftie (none of this neoliberal tory in disguise nonsense) working class, I left school at 16 yet despite this my last salary was almost 30K. I have what it takes to ‘make it’, a better grasp of English than most of the natives, I can sing, write and draw, I am hard working, diligent, and I look for solutions, I fix things or I can create new things. I have not been rewarded for my skills and abilities because I refused to step on the heads of my peers to achieve personal success.

@theDSGgroup has no such scruples, he is a small business owner who claimed to be a socialist and has amassed something like 8000 followers. He was all on board the Corbyn train until Jezza announced he would be introducing a living wage, then his principles dissipated and suddenly went full Brexit. He is everything that is wrong with Britain, the selfish attitude of someone who has only ever put his own needs first. Someone who plays the game because actually, he couldn’t bear it if people didn’t like him.

He doesn’t think I am racist but he got me suspended for racist misconduct. Can’t make it up.

When I blocked him he started hounding me from another account. Bearing in mind I have just been suspended for directing hate towards privileged right wing Asians, in a move that is entirely predictable on the part of Twitter, I was advised that harassment against me did not break the rules.

I’m done being upset by Twitter’s arbitrary rules that consistently reward bigots and disproportionately affect already marginalised people.

There is absolutely no point in my challenging this, or reacting emotionally because it will fall on deaf ears. I’m just going to make another account when I’m back from holiday and can be bothered.

In the meantime I would advise all conscientious socialist minded people raise awareness about this weasel on the left. I found I shared 5 followers with him, some of my mutuals had many more. Just give his TL a read and see for yourselves.

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Footnote: Is it a coincidence my suspension comes on the same day Mark Field has been excused for his violence against a woman activist?

RIP Desmond Amofah aka Etika

Desmond Amofah AKA Etika was a YouTube star famous for his gaming channel, with a whopping 800,000 subscribers. He was a pioneer of YouTube gaming and leaves many distraught fans in his wake. There is an online petition with almost half a million signatories, demanding the reinstatement of Desmond’s channel, which was taken down according to the petition “due to his misconduct of a few uploads” (sic). YouTube may have suspended Etika for breaching the guidelines but I for one am amazed at their efficiency when cyberbullies Kiwi Farms have used YouTube to continue abusing their victims cross platforms for years. Perhaps his fans are unaware of the circumstances leading to his untimely death and need to be told, there is more to this story than first meets the eye.

Desmond Amofah had not drawn attention to the thread Kiwi Farms had created to target him, probably because he was afraid. I know I wanted to run and hide until it was all over. I had suicidal ideation that I was able to work through. In this haunting clip, he discusses his own death in a disconcertingly chirpy manner, forcing a smile that cracks in the corners as his eyes tell another story.

He is imparting his final wishes, perhaps knowing the truth that the day would arrive much sooner, but you can’t really say that to people cos it upsets them. I did and I was saved. Maybe he really didn’t want to be.

Desmond is the 5th person to end their life as a result of harassment and stalking by nazi incels and bullies Kiwi Farms. The death toll continues to rise and the response from the authorities is meagre at best. NYPD found and reported the news of Desmond’s passing yet failed to mention Kiwi Farms as a possible motive. Perhaps they are unaware. Of course it’s not like me at all to give the cops the benefit of the doubt but I’m hoping they will at least look into it.

Why should good people suffer?

So is anyone going to slap the likes of Toby Young and Julia Hartley Brewer on the wrist for the violence they have incited against Symonds’ neighbours? Domestic abusers and apologists must have been chomping at the bit to teach them a lesson. Not forgetting the far right who took the Stasi bait. Always tell on perpetrators of gendered violence, it is your moral duty.

The mainstream media have focused on the political affiliations of Tom Penn and Eve Leigh (The Daily Express, The Sun etc) with every sentence they’ve spewed in outrage at the couple’s act of kindness and decency, they are culpable for the death threats that have pushed them out of their home. This is Britain, where they pretend to care about abuse but only if they can use it to make a racist point. Britain hates women, it hates people who would help women. It consistently confirms my prejudices against white men for their entitlement and toxic masculinity. They have the power to write narratives that betray the reality, meanwhile society slips further down the slope, impacting on all of our lives. I have witnessed this descent into hell, as we all have and just when we think it can’t possibly get any worse it has.

There must be repercussions for this, as there have been unjustly for Tom Penn and Eve Leigh. As a society we must stop punishing people for doing the right thing and rewarding the scheming cowards who know how to manipulate situations. I’m afraid there are more people than we know, who are willing to act the part and pretend to care about what is right and just than actually genuinely do. It only ever becomes a serious concern when they are personally targeted.

Tom and Eve should sue.

Twitter Enables Gendered Violence

It might just be me but there’s something strange about the way I was booted off Twitter (for as long as it usually takes to become yesterday’s news) on the very day two violent rich white men were splashed all over the news for gendered violence. I mean, it’s always a bit weird when I am ticked off for promoting bigoted hatred or inciting violence by a company that has actively fanned the flames of white supremacy and enabled Nazis when apparently they are not subject to the same rigorous vetting process opponents of white supremacy appear to be, but to silence me as an expert in gendered violence, at such a crucial time?

Tom Sleigh, a councillor for Bishopsgate in the City of London, was doing his utmost to protect his aggressive colleague and friend Mark Field, giving impassioned speeches about how threatened they all were, when a cursory glance at his TL the night before revealed how unfazed he had been by it all.

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Perhaps he took umbrage at my daring, that I would forget my place and not fear their wrath. A 7 day ban for a hyperbolic tweet in which I was fairly measured compared to all the other responses it had garnered (a trophy hunting monster, unrepentant, threatening to kill more giraffes) is a bit excessive. Especially given the way they could not chastise me for my tweets on the matter in hand, so went trawling through my history, looking for the slightest thing they could twist to their advantage.

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It might have been Tom, then again it could have been ‘Aunt Lydias’ Laura Kuenssberg or Julia Fartley Sewer. It might have been Iain Martin or even Charlotte Gill of The Times. Whoever it was, they defended violence against women in order to maintain their power. They keep dropping the bar, lowering standards for us all.

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The following day we had the likes of Toby Young claiming the Stasi had it in for domestic abuser Boris Johnson. I’m well aware that the law exists only to punish the poorest in society whereas the upper classes are given carte blanche to behave as criminally as they like. Violence against a domestic partner is illegal and an arrestable offence, even if the victim doesn’t want to press charges. We have decades of experience telling us that victims often won’t press charges because there is a threat of further violence for going against the perpetrator. The worst incidents of violence usually occur after a woman leaves an abusive partner, 76% face a repeat incident post separation. It was decided that courts can enforce justice in cases where victims could be manipulated into withdrawing their allegations. The burden is placed on the authorities not the victim. In this way, we were able to hold more perpetrators to account. This is why it is crucial that neighbours report violence. In the absence of a doctor’s report or other professional testimonies, reports from witnesses suffice in a court of law. Imagine how loud they must have been for their neighbours to actually record it. They’re not living in a council building made of breeze blocks, the walls aren’t paper thin and from what I’ve seen it’s completely detached? They might have saved her life, those neighbours. I am grateful to them for their bravery and moral compass. We all have a duty to call out gendered violence wherever we see/hear it.

Carrie Symonds is probably never going to report her abuser. It takes on average 33 attempts for a victim/survivor to finally work up the courage to leave. For many victims, to have that abuse acknowledged when they cannot speak up, is a relief. I can’t say for sure whether she has tried to leave but I do know the neighbours reporting it on her behalf may have significantly cut the length of this process for her. She is no longer suffering in silence, the truth is out. Not that we ever thought that differently of notorious misogynist Johnson.

One of the first things Boris Johnson did in his role as mayor was to axe the role of Women’s Advisor at City Hall and five posts from the London Domestic Violence Strategy Team. He also removed £90,000 from the budget almost immediately. Given that this project had contributed to a 57% reduction in domestic abuse murders, one can only come to the natural conclusion that Boris hates women, and engages in gendered violence not only on a personal level but is actually a danger to us all. The Safer Travel at Night Board also got the chop, regardless of the fact it had ensured a 46% reduction in cab related sexual offences. The London Childcare Unit which provided support for low income families, 90% of them women, was also abolished.

At every turn, Boris has demonstrated his contempt for women. Perhaps this is why I was suspended, because I would have reminded you of his track record, and I was doing such a great job of shaming the defenders of Mark Field’s vaw, they feared I’d be in my element with Boris. I’ve tried to search for and so far failed to find the footage of Johnson actually making a joke about domestic violence on, I believe it was, Newsnight, with Paxman calling him out. Of course there is a footnote on Google explaining how some results have been removed under EU law.

What kind of person would defend such a monster? A nithing like Toby Billy No Mates Young of course. It suddenly makes sense why he has no friends, you are the company you keep after all, and I wouldn’t want to be judged for him.

Beware the Violent Rich White Men™, they have the power to deny everything and make it all your fault. Twitter is clearly in cahoots.

Brave Software Cashing in on Our Misery

For the past fortnight or so, victims of Kiwi Farms have been reaching out to Brendan Eich and staff at Brave to see if we could appeal to their humanity and make them understand, that a group of nazi incels who’ve targeted over 1700 people for the purpose of harassment and stalking – owing to their protected characteristics – is wrong and should not be enabled via their service. It has taken many months if not years to have Joshua Conner Moon and his merry band of fledgling terrorists removed from social media platforms, they’ve had free reign for so long.

We’re not stupid, we know there’s a high likelihood we are appealing to the very same people who set up and bankrolled the nazis. They’re all white men, from the same corners of the world, with the same chip on their shoulder about their alleged supremacy. They run Twitter and Facebook, as I found out this morning when I tried to log on and was met with this screen.

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They reported these tweets, clearly hyperbolic, but they will argue their feelings were hurt and it gave them undue stress because if there is one thing white men are good at, it’s playing the victim. That second tweet it looks like I’m advocating for the killing of Muslims, that I’m targeting Muslims, but I was referring to Aung San Suu Kyi and how she will never kill all the Muslims, they will prevail. Imagine punishing *me* for attacking Muslims.. These tweets are old, nothing to do with them. That means someone went through my entire feed to try and find *something* to beat me with. They sure are rattled.

Brendan Eich referred to us as trolls and reported us for harassment, which is a fucking irony given that this is exactly what we have been subjected to for a number of years, abuses that Eich himself is extending by allowing Kiwi Farms the means by which to get funding. Eich wants to get rich off all the nazis, paedophiles and terrorist monsters the rest of the web have been forced to reject.

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He’s found his niche, having invested $30 million of his own money into the business, Eich is neither ignorant to the pernicious nature of these forums nor does he care, he just wants to profit off them. It would seem as though Brendan Eich is building a business for the sole purpose of funding Nazis like Joshua Conner Moon when other streams run dry. Eich refuted the claims on Twitter saying:

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Considering it’s on the front page of Yahoo News, I’d think about suing.

Brendan Eich and his ilk need to be reminded we live in a world where tolerance is a peace treaty; in a civilised society we have laws to remind us of our limits, otherwise the entire structure falls down. If we are attacked we have the right to self defence. If our friends and families are fair game, then so are theirs.

We refuse to be victimised anymore, we’re taking back that power. Anything else would mean admitting defeat and letting these cowards win.

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(Well Brendan, if the world was actually working and rules mattered, and laws had been applied, you’d have a point. No justice, no peace)