Chapter 16

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Those blog comment links that let people "flag this comment" or "Report as offensive" are like issuing loaded guns to psychopaths.

Political activists can be relied upon to be "offended" by any views that differ from their own. They're activists. They'll delete everything they disagree with.

A woman who quit working for me* flagged every Craigslist ad I placed for her replacement, which causes automatic unreviewed removal. Just for curiosity's sake I ran the number of ads/flags up to five before quitting. Ad goes up, ad comes down.


* It was a typical "Men are from Mars, Women Are From Hell" situation.