Dayton and his TrekBBS shenanigans

Discussion in 'Shelter Releases' started by Bickendan, Jun 25, 2019.

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  1. Tuckerfan

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    I'm more concerned about the keyboard warriors who'll throw a shitfit and demand that even if we did get a subpoena we shouldn't comply with it. Or, who are paranoid that they're going to be next, etc., etc, etc. We have at least one here who'd more than happily go down that route simply to stir the shit. (I don't think I have to spell out who it is.)
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    I don't see it, this is a pretty unique situation.

    And as a general principle, not releasing information because it might cause drama is going against the exact reason threads are released.
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    I always planned on releasing this thread, after careful editing, once it runs its course. There's a bit of a backlog, so I'll release a bunch at the same time. No big announcement, let's just see how long it takes people to notice.
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  4. Tuckerfan

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    Really? There's a pretty strong overlap between those who like to bitch about everything and those who say things like "Imma gunno overthrow the gubmint."

    Right, but there's inevitable drama, and then there's unnecessary drama. We ban or warn someone, it doesn't matter who, or how justified it is, there's going to be drama about it, regardless if we release the Shelter threads talking about it or not. This? Unless one of us mentions it, or Dayton mentions it, nobody will know. Another thing that just occurred to me is if Dayton will want it released. He probably won't care, but then again, he might not want it released (especially if he's looking for another job, if you'll recall, he tends to stop posting here when he's job hunting). Might want to ask him before we release the thread.
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    Oh, and if you want to stir things up, put a warrant canary on the site, then take it down when/if you get the warrant. But don't say anything about it until it comes time for this thread to be released.
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    Taking his photo down and changing his name, makes me wonder if he got a real world visit over this.
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    That's dated 2016. :facepalm:
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    Ah. Holy hell, he should really update that thing.
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    I'm very much in favor of this at any rate.
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  12. tafkats

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    Getting back to the "to release or not to release" question, I think a case can be made for not releasing any thread that contains discussion of a situation in a member's personal life.
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    I think that it would only be fair to PM screengrabs of the thread, with the portions that would be redacted before release cut out, and ask him if he wants the thread to be made public.
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    I totally disagree. While we should rescind any explicit personal information, it shouldn't be up to members to decide if they want to have stuff like this released or not.

    I know that it's been a long time since the TNZ days, but the thread release rules we have had for the past 15+ years exist for a reason.
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    Dayton seems to be acting out as he does whenever he's bothered by something. Not saying that it's connected with this, but it wouldn't surprise me. It also wouldn't surprise me if he's attempting suicide by mod.
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    You have more faith in these assholes than I do.

    A few of those cunts trolled the RR with someone's BR info when the board got whacked out back in 2016. It was all deleted and nothing was made of it by the target, but there's a significant about of people here just to piss on everything.

    Fair enough. I just wanted to protect the other guy involved, but shootER has a plan in place, so I take back what I said.

    Edit: huh, I'm super late to this apparently. :unsure:
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    Especially agree with this.

    He's been given way too much leeway too many times as it is.
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    Log into the wrong account dinner? ;)
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    I thought this was my Dayton account ;)

    (Seriously, fuck digital keyboards)
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    That's two threads in the RR Dayton's derailed and made about himself in the last couple days :brood:
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    No update except to say that there isn't one.

    I emailed the agent to ask if he got everything he needed and have yet to receive a reply. :shrug:
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    So, was Dicky right about his comment regarding Dayton's Blue Room posts?

    If the authorities are talking to Dayton, it would explain some of his behavior. And now that I think about it, I wonder if a school doing a background check on Dayton would find out about this particular investigation. I can well imagine it eliminating any chance of them hiring him for any position ever.
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    Dayton's flame response to John telling him to knock it off.
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    Ah.

    Red Room. :shrug:
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    Why my response was only :brood:
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    Regarding this thread: is it time to release it? There's been no further communication from the investigating agent and, AFAIK, no RL contact to @Ancalagon about server logs/IP addresses/stuff.

    Parts of it will need to be redacted, of course.
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    Forgot to add that the agent hasn't logged in here in a month and a half and hasn't replied to my email question about whether he was able to get what he needed.

    FWIW, I think the agent's name should be part of what gets redacted from the thread before release.
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    Are we ready to do that? If so I'll get to work on the redactions this afternoon.
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