From a comment on a LA Times article to a tiny Streisand effect

16 Dec

I recently wrote about a comment left on the Los Angeles Times website. A comment which really bothered me. Others have discussed this comment and one of those people, Liz Ditz, has been the subject of a rather nasty attack.

Often when a topic is discussed on multiple sites you can count on Liz Ditz to compile a list of links. Given that in this case she isthe one under attack, I’ve decided to provide the links I am aware of:

Here are weblogs and other sites which discuss reactions to the comment:

Here at Left Brain/Right Brain

Ignorance adds to stigma, again.

Liz Ditz, I speak of dreams:

Attorney Claims Autism Parents Are Just In It for the SSI Gravytrain

A Note About Accusations That I Have Been Cyberstalking, Bullying, Harassing

and

Supplemental Security Income (SSI): A Voice of Experience

From Colorado Moms:
An open letter to Sue

Caffeinated Autism Mom:
Getting rich off an autism diagnosis

From Harpocrates Speaks
How not to make a fool of yourself

From def shepherd:
In Which A Comment On An LA Times Autism Story Triggers A Shitstorm

and a Storify post by Anarchic Teapot of the over 100 tweets sent in what appears to be an implementation of “the best defense is a good offense”

Additions:
Calladus at Calladus: Internet Insanity Eric Shephard at defshep LA Times Autism Story Comment Continues

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3 Responses to “From a comment on a LA Times article to a tiny Streisand effect”

  1. Liz Ditz December 21, 2011 at 22:02 #

    Additions: Calladus at Calladus: Internet Insanity and from Eric Shephard at defshep LA Times Autism Story Comment Continues

    • Sullivan December 22, 2011 at 23:16 #

      Thanks. I’ve added them above.

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