👓 New plugin allows the far-right to ‚Äėgraffiti‚Äô any website | Columbia Journalism Review

Read New plugin allows the far-right to ‘graffiti’ any website (Columbia Journalism Review)

Dissenter acts as a workaround for people wishing to comment on websites, even those without a comment section. One user, Cody Jassman, describe the plugin as ‚Äúlike the graffiti painted in the alley on every web page. You can take a look around and see what passersby are saying.‚ÄĚ

The plugin was launched in beta at the end of February by Andrew Torba, who co-founded Gab, a far-right social network. Gab is well known for being the platform where Robert Bowers, the suspected Pittsburgh synagogue shooter, published anti-Semitic comments before he allegedly killed 11 people and wounded many others at the Tree of Life synagogue.

One thought on “👓 New plugin allows the far-right to ‚Äėgraffiti‚Äô any website | Columbia Journalism Review”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *