Huffington Post: Anthony Fauci Says He’s Hired Security To Protect Daughters From Death Threats

Huffington Post: Anthony Fauci Says He’s Hired Security To Protect Daughters From Death Threats. “During a livestreamed talk with CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta hosted by Harvard’s School of Public Health, the infectious disease expert said he was taken aback by the harassment he and his family have received in the last few months. Noting that crisis ‘brings out the best of people and the worst of people,’ Fauci said, ‘getting death threats for me and my family and harassing my daughters to the point where I have to get security, it’s amazing.'”

US Department of Justice: Pasadena Man Indicted by Grand Jury in Cyberstalking Case Alleging Online and Mailed Threats to Injure, Rape and Kill 10 Victims

US Department of Justice: Pasadena Man Indicted by Grand Jury in Cyberstalking Case Alleging Online and Mailed Threats to Injure, Rape and Kill 10 Victims. “A federal grand jury this afternoon returned a 26-count indictment that charges a Pasadena man with making a series of detailed threats to harm, rape and kill 10 victims he met in various social and business settings. Samuel Trelawney Hughes, 31, who is a citizen of the United Kingdom, was charged with seven counts of stalking, nine counts of making online threats, three counts of mailing threatening communications, and seven counts of witness tampering.”

Talking Points Memo: Fauci Says He And His Family Have Been Assigned Security Detail Due To ‘Serious Threats’

Talking Points Memo: Fauci Says He And His Family Have Been Assigned Security Detail Due To ‘Serious Threats’. “Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of the White House’s most prominent health responders to COVID-19 and a target in President Donald Trump’s attempts to downplay the pandemic, said on Thursday that he and his family have been receiving threats.”

Vice: I Was Banned From Twitter for Threatening to Kill Mr. Peanut

Vice: I Was Banned From Twitter for Threatening to Kill Mr. Peanut. “A few months ago, I was suspended indefinitely from Twitter for threatening to kill Mr. Peanut. To be fair, this wasn’t my first time menacing the Planters mascot. Or my second or my third. By the time I was banned, I had been systematically harassing the peanut man for about four months.”

Washington Post: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called Rep. Ilhan Omar after Trump’s tweet sparked a flood of death threats

Washington Post: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called Rep. Ilhan Omar after Trump’s tweet sparked a flood of death threats. “Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey phoned Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday and stood by the company’s decision to permit a tweet from President Trump that later resulted in a flood of death threats targeting the congresswoman.”

The Daily Beast: QAnon Fan Arrested for Threatening Massacre at YouTube Headquarters

The Daily Beast: QAnon Fan Arrested for Threatening Massacre at YouTube Headquarters. “A YouTuber who racked up hundreds of thousands of views pushing extreme conspiracy theories like QAnon, Pizzagate, and Flat Eartherism was arrested last week for allegedly threatening to massacre YouTube employees.”

Unpaid and abused: Moderators speak out against Reddit (Engadget)

Engadget: Unpaid and abused: Moderators speak out against Reddit . “Somewhere out there, a man wants to rape Emily. She knows this because he was painfully clear in typing out his threat. In fact, he’s just one of a group of people who wish her harm.
For the past four years, Emily has volunteered to moderate the content on several sizable subreddits — large online discussion forums — including r/news, with 16.3 million subscribers, and r/london, with 114,000 subscribers. But Reddit users don’t like to be moderated.”

Professors Are Targets In Online Culture Wars; Some Fight Back (NPR)

NPR: Professors Are Targets In Online Culture Wars; Some Fight Back. “There is a red light flashing in professor Albert Ponce’s cubby-sized office. The light comes from an old-fashioned answering machine. Lately, he doesn’t like to listen to the messages by himself. When he presses play, it’s obvious why.”

BuzzFeed: Internet Trolls Are Using Facebook To Target Myanmar’s Muslims

BuzzFeed: Internet Trolls Are Using Facebook To Target Myanmar’s Muslims. “Harry Myo Lin’s problems started with a photo on Facebook. The picture showed Harry, who is Muslim, posing with a female friend, who is Buddhist. Then somehow, an account belonging to a Buddhist nationalist group found it and reposted it with a caption that would put a target on Harry’s back.”