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More violence from the right against anyone who disagrees with trump
Mar 20th, 2017 at 8:29am
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A Maryland man has been arrested on federal charges that he intentionally used an animated tweet to trigger an epileptic seizure in a Newsweek reporter who had been critical of President Donald Trump.

The reporter, Kurt Eichenwald, was at his home office in Dallas on December 15 when he clicked on a Twitter message sent him by a man using the pseudonym "@jew_goldstein." A blinding strobe light began flashing on his screen, sending Eichenwald -- who has openly discussed his epilepsy -- into a seizure. His wife found him on the floor.



An affidavit filed with the complaint said that a search of Rivello's Twitter account showed he had sent other messages about Eichenwald saying "I know he has epilepsy" and "I hope this sends him into a seizure."



Since the attack, Eichenwald said, 40 more accounts have sent him strobe lights messages. He has passed their information to the FBI

  

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Re: More violence from the right against anyone who disagrees with trump
Reply #1 - Mar 20th, 2017 at 12:50pm
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billy.pilgrim wrote on Mar 20th, 2017 at 8:29am:
https://www.yahoo.com/news/man-arrested-strobe-light-tweet-caused-reporters-seiz...


A Maryland man has been arrested on federal charges that he intentionally used an animated tweet to trigger an epileptic seizure in a Newsweek reporter who had been critical of President Donald Trump.

The reporter, Kurt Eichenwald, was at his home office in Dallas on December 15 when he clicked on a Twitter message sent him by a man using the pseudonym "@jew_goldstein." A blinding strobe light began flashing on his screen, sending Eichenwald -- who has openly discussed his epilepsy -- into a seizure. His wife found him on the floor.



An affidavit filed with the complaint said that a search of Rivello's Twitter account showed he had sent other messages about Eichenwald saying "I know he has epilepsy" and "I hope this sends him into a seizure."



Since the attack, Eichenwald said, 40 more accounts have sent him strobe lights messages. He has passed their information to the FBI


More, but not the most, that's for sure. The left is crushing the right when it comes to this.

Im getting tired of you guys making me defend the right and president Don.
  

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JohnnyBgood wrote on Mar 20th, 2017 at 12:50pm:
Im getting tired of you guys making me defend the right and president Don.


Why would you in the first place?

  
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JohnnyBgood wrote on Mar 20th, 2017 at 12:50pm:
More, but not the most, that's for sure. The left is crushing the right when it comes to this.

Im getting tired of you guys making me defend the right and president Don.



Where is something this low and cowardly from the left.
  

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Fiddler wrote on Mar 20th, 2017 at 12:52pm:
Why would you in the first place?


Just like with Obama, a wings propaganda.
I don't do this outside of LNF. I have better things to do.
  

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Reply #5 - Mar 21st, 2017 at 12:55pm
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billy.pilgrim wrote on Mar 20th, 2017 at 12:53pm:
Where is something this low and cowardly from the left.


Shocked Should I even bother?


  

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"You can't eat here because you support trump"
  

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JohnnyBgood wrote on Mar 21st, 2017 at 12:56pm:
"You can't eat here because you support trump"


Is that really as bad as intentionally causing an epileptic seizure and getting others to try to do the same?


  

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Re: More violence from the right against anyone who disagrees with trump
Reply #8 - Mar 22nd, 2017 at 5:26am
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billy.pilgrim wrote on Mar 20th, 2017 at 8:29am:
https://www.yahoo.com/news/man-arrested-strobe-light-tweet-caused-reporters-seiz...


A Maryland man has been arrested on federal charges that he intentionally used an animated tweet to trigger an epileptic seizure in a Newsweek reporter who had been critical of President Donald Trump.

The reporter, Kurt Eichenwald, was at his home office in Dallas on December 15 when he clicked on a Twitter message sent him by a man using the pseudonym "@jew_goldstein." A blinding strobe light began flashing on his screen, sending Eichenwald -- who has openly discussed his epilepsy -- into a seizure. His wife found him on the floor.



An affidavit filed with the complaint said that a search of Rivello's Twitter account showed he had sent other messages about Eichenwald saying "I know he has epilepsy" and "I hope this sends him into a seizure."



Since the attack, Eichenwald said, 40 more accounts have sent him strobe lights messages. He has passed their information to the FBI



It was a despicable thing to do.  Hopefully the legal system will take care of it.    However, we don't know that all the people are Trump supporters.  There are just plain despicable people in the world who do that sort of thing for "fun" when they find out something like that causes problems to another person, any other person. 
  
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Re: More violence from the right against anyone who disagrees with trump
Reply #9 - Mar 22nd, 2017 at 12:47pm
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billy.pilgrim wrote on Mar 22nd, 2017 at 5:14am:
Is that really as bad as intentionally causing an epileptic seizure and getting others to try to do the same?



No, its worse. I won't put my disability ahead of the publics right. You'd be talking a different story if the man was black or Muslim.

Epileptic seizures are not that bad anyway. He probably just dazed out for min and drooled on himself. Odd though that it worked that quickly. Did he stare at it for a bit?
  

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