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And here is another link with a collection of all the fake twitter accounts that have been popping up lately, pretty funny

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Poor Ardis, only reason Gatehouse Media reports this story is their ongoing crusade to send that chief back to WI.
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So the guy committed an online version of ID theft!

You only know how big of a deal ID theft is,
after it happens to you.

And yes, they are watching us!


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It is illegal to falsely represent yourself as another... Called identity theft... It is also illegal to falsely represent yourself as an officer of the government. (Mayor)
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It is illegal to falsely represent yourself as another... Called identity theft... It is also illegal to falsely represent yourself as an officer of the government. (Mayor)
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"POOBAH" is still cool though. Grand, or otherwise. Legit. dasbier
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So the guy committed an online version of ID theft!

You only know how big of a deal ID theft is,
after it happens to you.

And yes, they are watching us!


spock
 Quoting: Curtis~Fre


It is illegal to falsely represent yourself as another... Called identity theft... It is also illegal to falsely represent yourself as an officer of the government. (Mayor)
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 57073944


Well if you read any of it you would know it was labeled as "parody".

It's very disturbing when people see nothing wrong with sending a swat in for this.


So why isn't the kid even charged with a misdemeanor for this alleged twitter crime? Huh?
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Hit the big time now, Fox News.


"No arrests were made in connection with the Twitter account, but one of the residents was charged with possession of marijuana.



The Twitter account was set up recently under the handle @Peoriamayor. It included a photo of Mayor Jim Ardis and tweets about sex and drugs.

Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard says officers were investigating it as a possible case of impersonating a public official."


[link to www.foxnews.com]
 Quoting: Boris the Cat


So he was using the mayors name??? just reading the info right now... if he was its identity theft, correct?
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Hit the big time now, Fox News.


"No arrests were made in connection with the Twitter account, but one of the residents was charged with possession of marijuana.



The Twitter account was set up recently under the handle @Peoriamayor. It included a photo of Mayor Jim Ardis and tweets about sex and drugs.

Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard says officers were investigating it as a possible case of impersonating a public official."


[link to www.foxnews.com]
 Quoting: Boris the Cat


So he was using the mayors name??? just reading the info right now... if he was its identity theft, correct?
 Quoting: *HAARP Lady*


OHHH a photo of the mayor!!!

The Twitter account was set up recently under the handle @Peoriamayor. It included a photo of Mayor Jim Ardis and tweets about sex and drugs.
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Hit the big time now, Fox News.


"No arrests were made in connection with the Twitter account, but one of the residents was charged with possession of marijuana.



The Twitter account was set up recently under the handle @Peoriamayor. It included a photo of Mayor Jim Ardis and tweets about sex and drugs.

Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard says officers were investigating it as a possible case of impersonating a public official."


[link to www.foxnews.com]
 Quoting: Boris the Cat


So he was using the mayors name??? just reading the info right now... if he was its identity theft, correct?
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The kid is not charged with anything related to a twitter issue. Somebody alleged to have weed in house, but considering the facts of this, it could well be planted.
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PEORIA — Police searched a West Bluff house Tuesday and seized phones and computers in an effort to unmask the author of a parody Twitter account that purported to be Mayor Jim Ardis.

The account — known as @Peoriamayor on the popular social media service that limits entries to 140 characters — already had been suspended for several weeks when up to seven plainclothes police officers executed a search warrant about 5:20 p.m. at 1220 N. University St.


Read more: [link to www.pjstar.com]
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Good for them, fuckheads like this should be held accountable.
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So the guy committed an online version of ID theft!

You only know how big of a deal ID theft is,
after it happens to you.

And yes, they are watching us!


spock
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It is illegal to falsely represent yourself as another... Called identity theft... It is also illegal to falsely represent yourself as an officer of the government. (Mayor)
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 57073944


Well if you read any of it you would know it was labeled as "parody".

It's very disturbing when people see nothing wrong with sending a swat in for this.


So why isn't the kid even charged with a misdemeanor for this alleged twitter crime? Huh?
 Quoting: Boris the Cat



The account was not labeled as parody when opened... It was labeled parody later ... Probably as an attempt to avoid prosecution once they started worrying about what they were doing... You should read the articles you post..

Peoria Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard said officers were investigating the creator of the Twitter account for false personation of a public official. The offense is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $2,500 and up to a year in jail.
The @Peoriamayor account began in late February or early March with a photo of Ardis and a bio that stated he enjoyed serving the city and included his city email address.
The content of tweets, or entries on the account, ranged from ambiguous to offensive, with repeat references to sex and drugs — and comparisons of Ardis to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford as Ford’s drug use while in office became public.
By about March 10, the bio of the Twitter account was changed to indicate it was a parody account.
Settingsgaard, however, said the intent of the account was not clearly satirical.
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So the guy committed an online version of ID theft!

You only know how big of a deal ID theft is,
after it happens to you.

And yes, they are watching us!


spock
 Quoting: Curtis~Fre


It is illegal to falsely represent yourself as another... Called identity theft... It is also illegal to falsely represent yourself as an officer of the government. (Mayor)
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 57073944


Well if you read any of it you would know it was labeled as "parody".

It's very disturbing when people see nothing wrong with sending a swat in for this.


So why isn't the kid even charged with a misdemeanor for this alleged twitter crime? Huh?
 Quoting: Boris the Cat



The account was not labeled as parody when opened... It was labeled parody later ... Probably as an attempt to avoid prosecution once they started worrying about what they were doing... You should read the articles you post..

Peoria Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard said officers were investigating the creator of the Twitter account for false personation of a public official. The offense is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $2,500 and up to a year in jail.
The @Peoriamayor account began in late February or early March with a photo of Ardis and a bio that stated he enjoyed serving the city and included his city email address.
The content of tweets, or entries on the account, ranged from ambiguous to offensive, with repeat references to sex and drugs — and comparisons of Ardis to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford as Ford’s drug use while in office became public.
By about March 10, the bio of the Twitter account was changed to indicate it was a parody account.
Settingsgaard, however, said the intent of the account was not clearly satirical.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 57073944



Swat for a misdemeanor?

You a sick and depraved person to think that is acceptable.


And again, why isn't he charged with it? Huh?
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Dont piss off the elite .
See what happens.
They sick federal employees with guns on you over something personal.
Talk about an abuse of power.
Wait....... This reminds me of something .
Oh yeah bundy vs reid
Tar and feather the elite bastards
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So the guy committed an online version of ID theft!

You only know how big of a deal ID theft is,
after it happens to you.

And yes, they are watching us!


spock
 Quoting: Curtis~Fre


It is illegal to falsely represent yourself as another... Called identity theft... It is also illegal to falsely represent yourself as an officer of the government. (Mayor)
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 57073944


Well if you read any of it you would know it was labeled as "parody".

It's very disturbing when people see nothing wrong with sending a swat in for this.


So why isn't the kid even charged with a misdemeanor for this alleged twitter crime? Huh?
 Quoting: Boris the Cat



The account was not labeled as parody when opened... It was labeled parody later ... Probably as an attempt to avoid prosecution once they started worrying about what they were doing... You should read the articles you post..

Peoria Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard said officers were investigating the creator of the Twitter account for false personation of a public official. The offense is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $2,500 and up to a year in jail.
The @Peoriamayor account began in late February or early March with a photo of Ardis and a bio that stated he enjoyed serving the city and included his city email address.
The content of tweets, or entries on the account, ranged from ambiguous to offensive, with repeat references to sex and drugs — and comparisons of Ardis to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford as Ford’s drug use while in office became public.
By about March 10, the bio of the Twitter account was changed to indicate it was a parody account.
Settingsgaard, however, said the intent of the account was not clearly satirical.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 57073944



Swat for a misdemeanor?

You a sick and depraved person to think that is acceptable.


And again, why isn't he charged with it? Huh?
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You're the sick and depraved one if you think opening false accounts under another's NAME , sending incriminating tweets and falsely representing that it's a government officer is the one sending out those tweets is ok... Something wrong with you... As far as charges they're coming... He hasn't been charged yet ...once they decide on the actual charges and who exactly is responsible for what he'll be charged.
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There's Peoria, Arizona and a Peoria, Colorado - could have been a parody from those places also
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No, he won't.


The people that should be charged are the corrupt cokehead mayor, corrupt cops, and corrupt judges.
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we are lucky glp is not like that yet... lol

could you imagine if glp was taken seriously as twitter and facebook? oh damn.
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First of all, the chief of police is full of shit when he says it wasn't clear the account was satirical...either he is a complete moron or he is acknowledging that he knows the mayor is into drugs and strippers. I've seen some of the tweets and there is no way anybody could think that was really the mayor.

Twitter closed the account, that should have been the end of it case closed. But the mayor decided he was going to use his position as the executive officer of the city to retaliate and intimidate. That is clearly an abuse of power and the chief of police and the judges who signed the warrant and the officers involved should have realized it was a gross abuse of power and a total waste of taxpayer dollars.

Christ if you read the warrant, it lists off a few of the tweets, and you mean to tell me the chief and the judges couldn't tell it was parody?? And its not identity theft either, identity theft is using someones personal info to steal money.

Here is a link to the warrant where it states that the mayor ordered the action

[link to www.scribd.com]

And here is another link from the local paper with several legal experts weighing in on the first amendment implications of this

[link to www.pjstar.com]
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Well if you read any of it you would know it was labeled as "parody".

It's very disturbing when people see nothing wrong with sending a swat in for this.


So why isn't the kid even charged with a misdemeanor for this alleged twitter crime? Huh?
 Quoting: Boris the Cat



The account was not labeled as parody when opened... It was labeled parody later ... Probably as an attempt to avoid prosecution once they started worrying about what they were doing... You should read the articles you post..

Peoria Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard said officers were investigating the creator of the Twitter account for false personation of a public official. The offense is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $2,500 and up to a year in jail.
The @Peoriamayor account began in late February or early March with a photo of Ardis and a bio that stated he enjoyed serving the city and included his city email address.
The content of tweets, or entries on the account, ranged from ambiguous to offensive, with repeat references to sex and drugs — and comparisons of Ardis to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford as Ford’s drug use while in office became public.
By about March 10, the bio of the Twitter account was changed to indicate it was a parody account.
Settingsgaard, however, said the intent of the account was not clearly satirical.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 57073944



Swat for a misdemeanor?

You a sick and depraved person to think that is acceptable.


And again, why isn't he charged with it? Huh?
 Quoting: Boris the Cat


You're the sick and depraved one if you think opening false accounts under another's NAME , sending incriminating tweets and falsely representing that it's a government officer is the one sending out those tweets is ok... Something wrong with you... As far as charges they're coming... He hasn't been charged yet ...once they decide on the actual charges and who exactly is responsible for what he'll be charged.
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YOU are a good little SLAVE. Bet you think the Golden Dawn are criminals, too.

Enjoy your slavery.

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Hit the big time now, Fox News.


"No arrests were made in connection with the Twitter account, but one of the residents was charged with possession of marijuana.



The Twitter account was set up recently under the handle @Peoriamayor. It included a photo of Mayor Jim Ardis and tweets about sex and drugs.

Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard says officers were investigating it as a possible case of impersonating a public official."


[link to www.foxnews.com]
 Quoting: Boris the Cat


So he was using the mayors name??? just reading the info right now... if he was its identity theft, correct?
 Quoting: *HAARP Lady*



The kid is not charged with anything related to a twitter issue. Somebody alleged to have weed in house, but considering the facts of this, it could well be planted.
 Quoting: Boris the Cat


Too True - but if he had signed up with the mayor's name then that would have been REALLY bad - but it looks like he only used the mayor's photo. I have seen twitter accounts using celebrity avatars - (not unlike GLP does) Do the celebrities go bonkers about it? NO - the Mayor is power hungry - plain and simple.

Thanks Boris - and you are right - they very well could have planted weed and paraphernalia just to frame him.
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The account was not labeled as parody when opened... It was labeled parody later ... Probably as an attempt to avoid prosecution once they started worrying about what they were doing... You should read the articles you post..

Peoria Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard said officers were investigating the creator of the Twitter account for false personation of a public official. The offense is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $2,500 and up to a year in jail.
The @Peoriamayor account began in late February or early March with a photo of Ardis and a bio that stated he enjoyed serving the city and included his city email address.
The content of tweets, or entries on the account, ranged from ambiguous to offensive, with repeat references to sex and drugs — and comparisons of Ardis to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford as Ford’s drug use while in office became public.
By about March 10, the bio of the Twitter account was changed to indicate it was a parody account.
Settingsgaard, however, said the intent of the account was not clearly satirical.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 57073944



Swat for a misdemeanor?

You a sick and depraved person to think that is acceptable.


And again, why isn't he charged with it? Huh?
 Quoting: Boris the Cat


You're the sick and depraved one if you think opening false accounts under another's NAME , sending incriminating tweets and falsely representing that it's a government officer is the one sending out those tweets is ok... Something wrong with you... As far as charges they're coming... He hasn't been charged yet ...once they decide on the actual charges and who exactly is responsible for what he'll be charged.
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YOU are a good little SLAVE. Bet you think the Golden Dawn are criminals, too.

Enjoy your slavery.

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The account was not labeled as parody when opened... It was labeled parody later ... Probably as an attempt to avoid prosecution once they started worrying about what they were doing... You should read the articles you post..

Peoria Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard said officers were investigating the creator of the Twitter account for false personation of a public official. The offense is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $2,500 and up to a year in jail.
The @Peoriamayor account began in late February or early March with a photo of Ardis and a bio that stated he enjoyed serving the city and included his city email address.
The content of tweets, or entries on the account, ranged from ambiguous to offensive, with repeat references to sex and drugs — and comparisons of Ardis to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford as Ford’s drug use while in office became public.
By about March 10, the bio of the Twitter account was changed to indicate it was a parody account.
Settingsgaard, however, said the intent of the account was not clearly satirical.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 57073944



Swat for a misdemeanor?

You a sick and depraved person to think that is acceptable.


And again, why isn't he charged with it? Huh?
 Quoting: Boris the Cat


You're the sick and depraved one if you think opening false accounts under another's NAME , sending incriminating tweets and falsely representing that it's a government officer is the one sending out those tweets is ok... Something wrong with you... As far as charges they're coming... He hasn't been charged yet ...once they decide on the actual charges and who exactly is responsible for what he'll be charged.
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YOU are a good little SLAVE. Bet you think the Golden Dawn are criminals, too.

Enjoy your slavery.

“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.”
― Samuel Adams
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The Greek flag is my idiot filter... I immediately spot those who jump to conclusions... Have no critical thinking skills... And rush to judgement without really thinking things through... To assume I'm from Greece based on a flag is ridiculous on a site such as this... Shows how little thought you put into things... I'm American... Your posts are ridiculous ... It is illegal to impersonate someone... To expect others to guess at whether or not it was an authentic account or a parody is ridiculous... Some of the things that make our country great is that we have laws...that they are enforced... And that people have some recourse when they are wronged... Try visiting a country that doesn't provide those... Not too fun... I don't want to live in a police state... I also however do not wish to live in complete anarchy... You seem to be suggesting that nothing should have been done about this... Based on the facts ... I feel the situation was handled appropriately...
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Any more doubt we live in a police state.
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So... You are okay with someone pretending to be you?
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Any more doubt we live in a police state.
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So... You are okay with someone pretending to be you?
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Posting around the internet IN YOUR NAME?
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Any more doubt we live in a police state.
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I take it you are a identity thief? Why would you have a problem with someone getting into trouble when they pretend to be someone they are not. in this case the guy was pretending to be a mayor??

Is your head in your ass?
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PEORIA — Police searched a West Bluff house Tuesday and seized phones and computers in an effort to unmask the author of a parody Twitter account that purported to be Mayor Jim Ardis.

The account — known as @Peoriamayor on the popular social media service that limits entries to 140 characters — already had been suspended for several weeks when up to seven plainclothes police officers executed a search warrant about 5:20 p.m. at 1220 N. University St.


Read more: [link to www.pjstar.com]
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I'm glad the Pigs don't have anything important to do.
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Any more doubt we live in a police state.
It's not coming, it's here.
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So... You are okay with someone pretending to be you?
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Posting around the internet IN YOUR NAME?
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Had it happen. Many times.

Welcome to the fucking internet, Newfriend.

If I had a police team at my disposal, it would still be an unconstitutional, illegal, and fucking asinine abuse of power to send them to trash some dude's house for posting under my screen name.

If I did that as a fucking mayor, I would expected to be charged, thrown from office, tarred, and feathered, and deserve it.
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Any more doubt we live in a police state.
It's not coming, it's here.
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So... You are okay with someone pretending to be you?
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Posting around the internet IN YOUR NAME?
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Had it happen. Many times.

Welcome to the fucking internet, Newfriend.

If I had a police team at my disposal, it would still be an unconstitutional, illegal, and fucking asinine abuse of power to send them to trash some dude's house for posting under my screen name.

If I did that as a fucking mayor, I would expected to be charged, thrown from office, tarred, and feathered, and deserve it.
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It wasn't a screen name. It was a real name ... Someone's real identity and a real position as a government officer....someone's real reputation on the line... Really you need to get your facts straight before posting a thread... You don't read the articles you yourself post... And when people point out where you are mistaken you ignore it and just try a different a different angle ... The facts of the matter are that no one should ever be victimized like this and people who do things like this should be held accountable ... We cannot have people misrepresenting themselves as government officers and people should not live in fear of being impersonated and having to deal with the fallout ...as far as your childish vulgar "welcome to the Internet" statement that's just ridiculous... It is even more important that there are clearly defined laws so that people can easily tell what's real and what's bogus...the Internet is playing a bigger role in all areas of life and no one should be allowed to assume the identity of another on it and wreak havoc...
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So... You are okay with someone pretending to be you?
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Posting around the internet IN YOUR NAME?
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Had it happen. Many times.

Welcome to the fucking internet, Newfriend.

If I had a police team at my disposal, it would still be an unconstitutional, illegal, and fucking asinine abuse of power to send them to trash some dude's house for posting under my screen name.

If I did that as a fucking mayor, I would expected to be charged, thrown from office, tarred, and feathered, and deserve it.
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It wasn't a screen name. It was a real name ... Someone's real identity and a real position as a government officer....someone's real reputation on the line... Really you need to get your facts straight before posting a thread... You don't read the articles you yourself post... And when people point out where you are mistaken you ignore it and just try a different a different angle ... The facts of the matter are that no one should ever be victimized like this and people who do things like this should be held accountable ... We cannot have people misrepresenting themselves as government officers and people should not live in fear of being impersonated and having to deal with the fallout ...as far as your childish vulgar "welcome to the Internet" statement that's just ridiculous... It is even more important that there are clearly defined laws so that people can easily tell what's real and what's bogus...the Internet is playing a bigger role in all areas of life and no one should be allowed to assume the identity of another on it and wreak havoc...
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Listen you pissant, that was my first post in this thread.

I didn't write the article. Nor have I addressed you at any point.

So why do you think we have established a rhetoric together?

I will not take shit from some idiot who doesn't hit enter between sentences and who thinks all ACs are the same person.

They both deserve persecution. Arguing which is more in the wrong is fucking irrelevant and detracts from the thread.
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Posting around the internet IN YOUR NAME?
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Had it happen. Many times.

Welcome to the fucking internet, Newfriend.

If I had a police team at my disposal, it would still be an unconstitutional, illegal, and fucking asinine abuse of power to send them to trash some dude's house for posting under my screen name.

If I did that as a fucking mayor, I would expected to be charged, thrown from office, tarred, and feathered, and deserve it.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 56796188


It wasn't a screen name. It was a real name ... Someone's real identity and a real position as a government officer....someone's real reputation on the line... Really you need to get your facts straight before posting a thread... You don't read the articles you yourself post... And when people point out where you are mistaken you ignore it and just try a different a different angle ... The facts of the matter are that no one should ever be victimized like this and people who do things like this should be held accountable ... We cannot have people misrepresenting themselves as government officers and people should not live in fear of being impersonated and having to deal with the fallout ...as far as your childish vulgar "welcome to the Internet" statement that's just ridiculous... It is even more important that there are clearly defined laws so that people can easily tell what's real and what's bogus...the Internet is playing a bigger role in all areas of life and no one should be allowed to assume the identity of another on it and wreak havoc...
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Listen you pissant, that was my first post in this thread.

I didn't write the article. Nor have I addressed you at any point.

So why do you think we have established a rhetoric together?

I will not take shit from some idiot who doesn't hit enter between sentences and who thinks all ACs are the same person.

They both deserve persecution. Arguing which is more in the wrong is fucking irrelevant and detracts from the thread.
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Wow resorting to verbal abuse ... Studies have shown that people who resort to verbal abuse and/ or profanity have lower IQ's than the average person... The reason they do it is because they have problems with ther logic and critical thinking skills ... Most often they also suffer with impulse control disorder... So when they feel they cannot make a point intelligently or feel their arguments are weak or invalid they cannot help but resort to being verbally abusive and or the use of profanities... Just a heads up...as for trying to tell people that they must put a line between each sentence ... Lol... You must suffer from learning disabilities as well often associated with the problems listed above... I do not think all AC's are the same person don't know where you got that from... You post a thread ... people will respond...If I were you I'd stop worrying about this guy and focus on the issues you seen to have .. There is a lot that can be done for them and it would greatly improve the quality of your life...





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