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Interview: Ask Christopher "moot" Poole About 4chan and Social Media

samzenpus posted about a month and a half ago | from the go-ahead-and-ask dept.

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Having started 4chan when he was 15, Christopher Poole, better known as "moot", is indirectly responsible for almost every meme you've ever seen. The group "Anonymous" originated on 4chan and has since engaged in a number of well-publicized publicity stunts and distributed denial-of-service attacks. Thanks to users gaming the system, moot was famously voted the world's most influential person of 2008 in an open internet poll conducted by Time magazine. He is an advocate of online anonymity and speaks on the importance of privacy online to foster creativity and open discussion. moot has agreed to answer your questions about 4chan, social media, and privacy. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one per post.

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Question 1 (5, Funny)

Pikoro (844299) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807661)

Fucking magnets. How do they work?

Re:Question 1 (1)

ganjadude (952775) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807857)

no, thats a question for ICP, in 2009...

Re:Question 1 (5, Funny)

pla (258480) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808257)

no, thats a question for ICP, in 2009...

Thus making it...

(puts on sunglasses)

... A "Moot" question!

YEEEAAAAAHHHHH!

Re:Question 1 (1)

fisted (2295862) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808249)

Son, there's no point in asking this. It's commonly agreed upon that they are a miracle.

How long have you been a US Intelligence asset? (1)

For a Free Internet (1594621) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807663)

Harmonic toad overlord post here.

What do you think of /. Beta? (5, Insightful)

I'm New Around Here (1154723) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807687)

How badly do you think it sucks?

Re:What do you think of /. Beta? (1)

zenlessyank (748553) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807861)

The point is moot. Slashdot Beta is about tax evasion. Less people have complained about communism and Nazism than the clusterfucked abortion with the coat hanger still wedged in it's head that IS Slashdot Beta and yet here is it. (Score:-5)

inb4u (1)

imatter (2749965) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807693)

Fucking Magnets!!! shit I missed.

All AC (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807695)

If this whole thread is not AC I will be very disappointed...

Re:All AC (1)

imatter (2749965) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807727)

it would have been funnier if you weren't an AC.

Canv.as Decommissioned (3, Insightful)

eldavojohn (898314) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807697)

Canvas (site, not the HTML5 element) and DrawQuest were killed earlier this year. I used it briefly in its beta form and thought it was a neat idea. Any chance you could elaborate on why it was shut down? The e-mail I got was brief and vague -- were you facing copyright issues? Monetization problems? Image space issues? Care to spill your lessons learned?

Re:Canv.as Decommissioned (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808157)

As far as I remember, it was that some of their backend code got hacked/stolen and they didn't have the funding for a full security audit of the code.

My moot question (-1, Flamebait)

DiamondGeezer (872237) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807699)

Are you a psychopath or did you just provide the world's greatest support group for psychopaths by chance?

Re:My moot question (1)

ColdWetDog (752185) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808077)

My guess is psychopath. He's just too smart to be a politician and doesn't dress well enough to be a CEO.

Re:My moot question (1)

GameboyRMH (1153867) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808459)

Huh? He's not Ayn Rand.

>:)

Shutdown 4chan (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807703)

Do you have any plans to shutdown 4chan?

Re:Shutdown 4chan (1)

bughunter (10093) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808559)

Maybe he didn't last week, but this week, the FBI may do it for him [washingtonpost.com] .

The FBI said it is “addressing the matter,” calling the leak an “unlawful release of material involving high profile individuals.”

So, for Moot, do you see this weekend's celeb photo dump as threatening the continued existence of 4chan as we know it? Will you change the site policies in response?

Re:Shutdown 4chan (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808945)

Yet if this person wasn't a celebrity, pretty much nothing would have been done. Some 'justice.'

hmm... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807719)

Is there any post that you thought went too far?

Authority (1)

kruach aum (1934852) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807723)

Why does setting up a website that's basically an English version of 2ch make you on expert on what its users do with it? If I want to know how cars work, I'm not going to learn much from the guy who invented (copied, really) the wheel.

Re:Authority (1)

i kan reed (749298) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807793)

Because moot has to field all the FBI visits.

Re:Authority (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808953)

>not knowing the difference between 2ch and 2chan

Moot.it C&D (4, Interesting)

eldavojohn (898314) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807725)

We're super big fans of C&Ds here and I would like to know what happened with your C&D to Moot.it [betabeat.com] . How did it come about and what was the resolution?

Re:Moot.it C&D (1)

nine-times (778537) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808683)

Well it looks like they changed their name to muut.it.

Adblockers (5, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807731)

What is the impact of adblockers on your website?

Re:Adblockers (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808515)

>implying the ads aren't part of the fun of 4chan

Seriously, most of the time they're internal ads (like "read the FAQ"), and the rest of the time they're from J-List. (Which once offered Moot like $45K for 4chan.) And the J-List ones aren't animated, don't have flash, don't play sounds, etc.

money (1)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807735)

How much money have you made from 4chan?

Well, I did have a question for moot .... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807739)

Well, I did have a question for moot. But then I realized that it was a moot question.

4chan's effect (3, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807743)

Obviously there's a lot of discussion of unsavory things that 4chan has done. You obviously haven't shut down the site, but overall, do you think 4chan has a net positive or negative effect on the internet as a whole?

Come, Regale Us with Tales of Yore (5, Interesting)

eldavojohn (898314) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807763)

You founded 4chan. Care to elaborate on any of the undoubtedly countless times shit has gotten real?

You know, things you wouldn't tell WSJ when you were seeking solvency but are juicy crazy stories?

Re:Come, Regale Us with Tales of Yore (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807949)

Did they kill that bitch who stomped on kittens and puppies yet? If not, can I help?

On why you're not locked up (5, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807765)

How many times have you given 4chan poster/visitor data to the authorities, or do you simply allow them to examine logs in real time?

Looming danger to 4chan (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807771)

How do you plan to respond to this threat?

http://shutdown4chan.tumblr.com

Is there any way to save 4chan?

Re:Looming danger to 4chan (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807923)

faminazis will never bring down 4chan so its a moot point

Question (1)

durrr (1316311) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807777)

Do you ever feel responsible or bad for all the lives 4chan have ruined?
I mean there's a lot of anons that have a very unhealthy relationship to their favourite board and spends most of their waking time posting.

Re:Question (2)

ganjadude (952775) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808027)

on the flip side how do you feel about all the good that has come from the site, There are numerous stories about /b/ros helping other /b/ros in the news, or when anon goes after pedophiles etc.

Re:Question (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808171)

Especially that one really crazy guy, goes by the name "Anonymous". I swear, something like 80% of the posts on that site are by that one guy, and he often talks to himself.

Re:Question (1)

bill_mcgonigle (4333) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808237)

Do you ever feel responsible or bad for all the lives 4chan have ruined?
I mean there's a lot of anons that have a very unhealthy relationship to their favourite board and spends most of their waking time posting.

You're assuming the premise that these posters would have had normal, healthy lives if they didn't spend all their time on 4chan. If we know they engage in unhealthy mental behavior by spending all of their time on 4chan, then it's not a stretch to posit that they may have otherwise been involved in crime, drugs, or other self-destructive behaviours. That 4chan is a detriment in these cases is far from proven, and reason raises the possibility of an opposite effect.

/b/ (5, Interesting)

XPeter (1429763) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807781)

How often to you get political pressure to take down /b/, and 4chan as a whole? Also, what is your favorite board?

Re:/b/ (2)

i kan reed (749298) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807907)

Forget the political pressure.

What about when you look at your site, and that voice in the back of your head goes "Look upon what you have wrong, and despair mortal"?

Re:/b/ (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808677)

What about when you look at your site, and that voice in the back of your head goes "Look upon what you have wrong, and despair mortal"?

Speaking of which, moot, how often do you lurk in /mlp?

Is it not false (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807789)

you were not behind the celeb pussy fest?

Flash? (1)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807809)

Having webm videos on 4chan, what do you think of usage of plugins like flash on websites in 2014, like / for. video?

Could you please add PDF support to the diy board? (2)

Lando242 (1322757) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807811)

PDF support is already included on some board, like the papercraft board, but I think it would be a good edition to the /diy/ board as many instructions and useful books are in PDF. Could you please enable it?

First post (2)

NotInHere (3654617) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807821)

What was the first post you made on the internet?

Happyness (3, Interesting)

Zilog (932422) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807839)

Did 4chan brought you more happiness than pain/anxiety since it's beginning ? How is it going today?

The Fappening (5, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807859)

Thanks to "The Fappening" event in the last couple of days 4chan has gone mainstream in newspapers, tv, and other media.
What are your feelings about it?

Question 4 mootykins (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807893)

Do you get annoyed by the fact that whenever someone on your website does something stupid the finger of blame is pointed at you, since your users are all anonymous? Does that influence your stance on being anonymous online?

Hurr durr weeaboo fagit (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807919)

When will you start the mass banning of bronies on /mlp/ and beyond for shits and giggles like you did with furries once?

Re:Hurr durr weeaboo fagit (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808561)

But Anon, /mlp/ is a containment board. If it weren't for /mlp/, their faggotry would be all over 4chan.

Censorship on 4chan. (1)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807933)

What is your take on the censoring of /v/ during the Quinngate scandal? Was the deletion of threads a coordinated effort, or rather the work of one rogue mod?

Re:Censorship on 4chan. (1)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808039)

It was already established by mods that they weren't deleting threads because it was a scandal or censorship, but because the threads were being spammed on /v/ and pushed all other content aside.
One general thread about Quinndumb was allowed and only one at any time.

Lifting question (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807941)

How did you get so zyzzbrah swole? I remember you used to be a skinny little kid that looked like you never lifted anything heavier than a glass of skim milk

You know what you did was wrong (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807957)

Mootles, how scared are you of being assrammed by jew lawyers?

Vigilantes (2, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807963)

A common mode of operation seems to be this:

1) A Bad Thing (TM) happens. Recent example: Leaking of private photos.
2) The culprit is identified in real life by someone doing "detective work". E.g. identifying BluntMastermind as Bryan Hamade
3) Anonymous people release a shitstorm on that person, through harassment and stalking, in real life.

Step 2 opens the evidence to the public, which is good. However, in step 3, the actor is not the police/justice system, but vigilantes who take the punishing into their own hand. The rights of the accused are completely ignored, and he/she has no way of defense [theepochtimes.com] . A number of people who have, innocently become victims of this, have told their story [youtube.com] .

What do you think of this development of side-stepping the justice system, and online vigilantes? Is it due to disappointment in the police and justice system? Is it human nature that comes out in large, anonymous groups (Elias Canetti [wikipedia.org] comes to mind)?
Now I am not arguing against anonymity. Anonymity online certainly has a important place on the Internet. However I would like to understand why this is happening, and whether you think cybermobs automatically arise with Anonymity.

Re:Vigilantes (1)

Jason Levine (196982) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808923)

I would add a secondary question to this: If online vigilantism is valid, what are the limits? It's one thing if Person A did Some Horrible Thing and was outed on the Internet. (e.g. If John Smith killed a man and Internet Vigilantes hacked his accounts to release proof of his guilt.) It's another thing is Person A did Some Minor Thing That A Tiny Group Thinks Is Awful. (e.g. If John Smith expressed an unpopular opinion and Internet Vigilantes released detailed information about him to keep him quiet.)

If these were very clear-cut, different actions, there wouldn't be a question, but it's a sliding scale. It's easy to label the ends of the scale as "reasonable" and "not reasonable" but where is the line dividing the two? At what point does "This Internet Vigilantism Is Justified" turn into "Vigilantes Out Of Control." In the case of the latter, there's a well known group that tries to threaten anyone they don't agree with until those people get off the Internet because they see it as "Theirs." I'm sure the group thinks they are fighting the good fight, but most other people just see them as nuisances at best. (It's a sad commentary that I don't want to name the group lest they spot this post and target me. It should be quite obvious who the group is, though.)

butts (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807971)

do you know how to shot web?

NSA involvement (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47807983)

Has the NSA ever demanded anything from you? As the creator of what is quite possibly the most popular and influential message board of the internet era, I'm sure the raw power and insanity of the userbase worries the powers that be.

Re:NSA involvement (1)

GameboyRMH (1153867) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808513)

I'd like to add that if needed, Moot should feel free to copy Linus Torvalds' response to this question.

Who will come to the defense of 4Chan? (4, Insightful)

Xaedalus (1192463) | about a month and a half ago | (#47807995)

Even though 4Chan can rightly be considered the black hole of the internet, it can also be argued that 4Chan is one of the greatest bastions of free speech we have. If enough oppositional clout arises to seriously threaten a shutdown of 4Chan, is there a defense plan? Or a back-up plan? I would hate to see it go away without some sort of fight, or a way to resurrect it somewhere else.

Re:Who will come to the defense of 4Chan? (1)

nine-times (778537) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808765)

It's funny, because every once in a while, something bad is traced to 4chan, and you see people on the news talking about it like it's some kind of horrible monstrosity with no redeeming value. But then they'll spend 15 minutes covering some stupid Internet meme that may have had its roots in 4chan, if you traced the evolution of the meme back far enough.

I think the bizarre thing about 4chan is how pretty much no normal people know what it is, in spite of having a massive influence in our culture over the past several years.

How the hell does 4chan work? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808005)

I thought joining an open source project was an arcane endeavor. Then I tried checking out 4chan.

Sure, I found some nice titty pictures, but I still don't understand how it's a community. How did anonymous sprout there? How do people interact there except completely randomly? How does one go from "wtf?" to experienced user?

Re:How the hell does 4chan work? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808089)

Fucking newfag, thank fuck summer's nearly over.

Re: How the hell does 4chan work? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808115)

Seriously? Lurk moar. (Faggit)

Re:How the hell does 4chan work? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808831)

Sure, I found some nice titty pictures, but I still don't understand how it's a community. How did anonymous sprout there? How do people interact there except completely randomly? How does one go from "wtf?" to experienced user?

not-m00t-AC-here

Same way as you are here. Just imagine Slashdot if everybody were an AC. There's going to be some sockpupettry, and trolling, and... well, all the things you get on a message board that actually has names. There will be board-specific memes, in that Natalie Portman, naked and petrified, in hot grits, and FreeBSD is dying make little sense outside of the /. context.

What I think makes it work is that an identity need only last for the duration of a thread or a subthread. You and I might agree on the merits of Javascript, and you and I might be at each other's throats in an emacs-vs-vi flamewar, but as long as we're always AC, none of that matters in this thread about 4chan. Any past interactions we've had on other subjects are irrelevant to the topic at hand. The interaction we're having now is just as irrelevant when we start talking about programming languages, or about text editors. The name attached to the opinion doesn't matter; only the opinion (or whether it's funny or not) matters.

Slashdot? Really?! (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808011)

On the topic of social media and the fickle nature of the herd:

Why do you think it is that users migrate from one forum to another so quickly (e.g. from Slashdot to Digg, from Digg to Reddit)?

How (relevant do you think Slashdot is, these days? What possessed you to come here instead of an AMA on Reddit?

Can you make any predictions about 4chan's future, e.g. when/how do you see users migrating away from your platform, or is there something so unique that you believe it will maintain relevance indefinitely?

moot pls (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808015)

Why the goddamn dmca policy? Is it because of the fappening and they all lawyered up? We love you

Moot the millionaire (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808041)

Hello there moot

As we all know you are a self made millionaire, does it bother you that a incident like this is directly generating you more ad revenue?

So what do you think the chances are (3, Interesting)

wiredog (43288) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808053)

That NSA and GCHQ are able to monitor 4Chan and track who the "anonymous" posters are?

Re:So what do you think the chances are (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808921)

why does a men's fashion magazine need to monitor 4chan? is /fa/ that cutting edge?

LOL at the screenshot (1)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808063)

Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?

QA (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808095)

Do you think it is or will be possible to run a board effectively immune from any nation state's laws that is truly anonymous, or at least to an extent that prosecution or harassment of users would be impractical?

Adding to that: how do you envision moderation on a board such as this?

Re:QA (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808167)

Yes, but it's got to be put out of reach of current military force and needs it's own distributed distribution system which cannot be easily controlled locally.

Gold account (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808111)

Dear moot, it has been hard to make contact with you.

I have already submitted all my info twice, including credit card number, full name and address thou there is no signal of the confirmation email and I can't login.

I would like to see this fixed ASAP otherwise I'm going back to tumblr.

Regards.

Question (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808117)

did u tk him 2 da bar|?

How does it feel (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808131)

How does it feel to know you sit at the head of the Internet hate machine?
Also, when do janitor apps open again?

4chan moderation style (4, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808159)

There's been a lot of talk about the 4chan moderation lately and a lot of users seem to feel like the moderation has been too heavy on several boards, especially regarding certain subjects. There's also been a lot of accusations of there being too many SJW and normalfag janitors who supposedly make the boards more friendly towards their ideals and their kind of people (the thought of which, for obvious reasons, easily upsets a lot of 4channers).

What is your take on these accusations, do you agree that the moderation has taken a turn to be more inclusive and if so, is it a conscious effort? If not, what do you think about the current state of moderation and do you have any plans for the future? Heck, are you even involved in any moderating decisions?

Bringing back Tor (1)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808187)

Now that CAPTCHAs have been in place for some time now, do you think you'll ever unban Tor IPs from 4chan, for true anonymity?

Re:Bringing back Tor (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808663)

One of the most annoying things about running a Tor exit node was being banned from 4chan ALL THE TIME. Not literally all the time - this was before the blanket ban, back when Tor was apparently used with 4chan solely for the purpose of breaking the rules without facing any consequences.

That was just one aspect of having my home connection put into the Internet's leper colony, which eventually convinced me to run it as a bridge node instead.

Why is /pol/ always right m00t, why? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808203)

Honestly, it is the pinnacle of free speech, I can say this because your guaranteed to be offended by its content within the first page. But that means people are discussing issues openly and honestly. And usually it forces you to think. So why does /pol/ from time to time get targeted by social justice warriors who have been made janitors and mods, and it keeps happening? Or is this just a perception of the average /pol/itician between posting the latest Holocaust denial 'fact', and complaining about Yeropoors in general?

Privacy (5, Insightful)

sandfox (1004172) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808241)

You claim to be an advocate for privacy and anonymity but people seem to constantly be using 4chan to invade others privacy, doxing them and, most recently, releasing large quantities of previous private photos. While I understand you're not directly responsible for the actions of your users, does it bother you that people are using the forum you created to do things that appear to violate your core beliefs and the reasons you created it in the first place?

Re:Privacy (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808609)

Clearly you have never used 4chan, because you are all about "seem to be". If all you hear about is the bad stuff that hits the news media, then you really don't know the whole story. It's like a European thinking that all Americans carry around guns all the time from hearing about shootings in the news.

What mostly goes on on 4chan is exchange of information and opinions. Every now and then some of that information is going to be stuff that makes headlines. And even then, why are they only talking about 4chan? Why not reddit, where apparently the pictures appeared before hitting 4chan?

Did you imagine 4chan would become ... (2)

UnknownSoldier (67820) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808265)

... the cesspool of the internet?

http://www.theverge.com/2013/1... [theverge.com]

http://gawker.com/5693962/4cha... [gawker.com]

Re:Did you imagine 4chan would become ... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808531)

Well someone had to out FYAD FYAD

4Chan (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808273)

How does it feel to be answering questions by over-the-hill tech nerds about something they don't understand and revile?

Re:4Chan (1)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808381)

Linux linux linux linux linux bitcoin linux.

Re:4Chan (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808511)

How does it feel to be answering questions by over-the-hill tech nerds about something they don't understand and revile?

>Implying this thread isn't being relentlessly spammed by /b/ and /pol/

Liability (3, Informative)

meta-monkey (321000) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808433)

What exactly do you do to limit any liability you may have for the content posted on /b/? Particularly, CP.

Also, can you finally tell us, who was phone?

Isn't 4Chan destroying anonymity? (1)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808439)

By giving it a bad name?

Why. (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808463)

1. Why is OP always such a faggot?
2. yfw you're OP.

Canv.as and FreeBSD (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808493)

Canv.as never caught on quite the way 4chan did, despite that the users were mostly from 4chan and the content (memes) was slightly similar. Why do you think 4chan has thrived while Canv.as didn't?

You've mentioned elsewhere that 4chan runs on FreeBSD servers. What was the impetus to use FreeBSD over Linux?

What was your reaction (1)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808583)

when you realized your audience/community had grown into a part of popular culture, unlikely to ever go away?

Waitaminute... (2)

freeze128 (544774) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808729)

If he's such an advocate of online anonymity, then how do we know that it's really him?

Re:Waitaminute... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808919)

He'll obviously post a timestamped picture when he starts replying. What did you think? That we'd just take his word for it or something?

April Furs Day (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808907)

Any chance of another /fur/ board?

Muh Shekels (-1, Troll)

JosephShekelberg (3809963) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808911)

Oh vey, oy gevalt this Celebrity Nude Leak is like another shoah! What will you do about the goys lowering the value, I mean virtual raping the poor celebrities.

Morning Glory Comics (1)

Guy From V (1453391) | about a month and a half ago | (#47808955)

I know this /. topic is just for controversy and "laffs" because of the Fappening so I'm just going to post links to the classic Morning Glory Comics archives because they are so offensive and hilarious. Here you go Internet:

http://morningglory.excision-g... [excision-gaming.com]

http://lolokaust.com/morning/a... [lolokaust.com]

Something not related to 4chan (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808957)

We all know that you're going to get a lot of questions about 4chan on this post, but, while you're gracing us with your valuable time, I'd like to ask something rather unrelated to 4chan, its acclaimed anonymity, its purpose versus its usage, etc.:

Ooh ooh

We're no strangers to love
You know the rules and so do I
A full commitment's what I'm thinking of
You wouldn't get this from any other guy
I just wanna tell you how I'm feeling
Gotta make you understand

Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you

We've known each other for so long
Your heart's been aching but
You're too shy to say it
Inside we both know what's been going on
We know the game and we're gonna play it
And if you ask me how I'm feeling
Don't tell me you're too blind to see

Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you

Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you

(Ooh, give you up)
(Ooh, give you up)
(Ooh)
Never gonna give, never gonna give
(Give you up)
(Ooh)
Never gonna give, never gonna give
(Give you up)

We've know each other for so long
Your heart's been aching but
You're too shy to say it
Inside we both know what's been going on
We know the game and we're gonna play it

I just wanna tell you how I'm feeling
Gotta make you understand

Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you

Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you

Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you

Child Porn (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a month and a half ago | (#47808961)

Does it bother you that 4chan has pretty much become a hotbed for child porn and other pedophile activities?

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