[Noisebridge-discuss] justin posting access removed

Tony Longshanks LeTigre anthonyletigre at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 23:14:14 PDT 2012


Justin loves Noisebridge!
Proof: check out his page in ZiP02.

http://zine.noisebridge.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Zx00601.jpg

On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 11:00 PM, Matt Joyce <matt at nycresistor.com> wrote:

> I tip my hat to the troll that pulled this off.  It was clever, old
> school, and utterly hilarious if effect.
>
> -openfly
>
> On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 10:27 PM, Danny O'Brien <danny at spesh.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 09:19:59PM -0700, Nick Shapiro wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> Seriously? Ace Monster Toys? I thought they made cool things. Their own
> lives
> >> are that boring?
> >>
> >> These days all I ever hear from AMT is obsession over _our_ discuss
> list. Like,
> >> way more than we do. Go back to making stuff!
> >>
> >
> > No, no, acemonster*toes*. It's just something you name your computer.
> > Only indicative in a the-sort-of-person-that-would-find-that-funny way,
> > not in an original-source way.
> >
> > d.
> >
> >>
> >> On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 7:04 PM, Danny O'Brien <danny at spesh.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>     On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 03:07:16PM -0700, Andy Isaacson wrote:
> >>     > I've set the "Moderated" flag on Justin's subscription.  This
> means that
> >>     > only us listmods will have to see his drivel in our mailboxes.
> >>     >
> >>
> >>     For those of you following at home, it looks like somebody was
> imitating
> >>     Justin. It looks like it was coming via T-Mobile[1] from an Ubuntu
> >>     machine called 'acemonstertoes'. They only sent the one email "I
> will
> >>     survive", everything else was Justin.
> >>
> >>     So it's old-style trolling (rather than someone breaking into
> Justin's
> >>     gmail account or anything exciting like that).
> >>
> >>     Looking at the headers of the email is a great way to learn about
> this
> >>     kind of fakery. As someone else said, it's also a great time to
> learn
> >>     about cryptographic authentication of email.
> >>
> >>     I also want to say that I think a lot of people who are sort of in
> favor
> >>     of this or dip into doing it themselves from time to time, because
> it's
> >>     for the lulz, and also because they are annoyed by drama, and like
> to
> >>     show how people who are just flailing can be made to flail some
> more.
> >>
> >>     Still, as you're setting up the PHP mail scripts, and the tumblrs,
> and
> >>     the IRC bots, and devoting all of this time to fanning the flames
> some
> >>     more, there's a point where it's pretty obvious what role one is
> playing
> >>     in all of this. I know that everytime I'm tempted to troll, a little
> >>     angel dies, and I try (not always successfully) to do something new.
> >>
> >>     Because, you know, Hitler:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLci5DoZqHU
> >>
> >>     d.
> >>     [1] I'm guessing T-Mobile only lets devices on their own network
> send
> >>     through that, although stranger things have certainly happened.
> >>
> >>     > I'll unset it in a few weeks.
> >>     >
> >>     > If the general consensus is that I should remove this sooner,
> I'll do so.
> >>     >
> >>     > -andy
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