Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Blogtopia can be a freaky place: A slight return

Looks like blogger Kathy Sierra isn't the only beset by death threats. The Eegeehood's own liberal catnip has had her own brush with a death threat. Looks like the situation is being handled and hopefully the perp will get caught. As I mentioned yesterday, the anonymity that the internet provides can invite behaviors that likely would not otherwise occur in other social encounters.

Disagreements are one thing. They come with the territory with blogging. Trash talk happens too, like it or not. There are lines however that should not be crossed, and one way to avoid crossing those lines is to remind ourselves that behind the clever screen name is a living breathing human being.

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