Moved Thread Eddie Betts targeted in racist attack.. Again.

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Topkent

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Maybe not.but hopefully the guy named Ash John Jones 1989 will.
For all you know that's a fake account aswell with a fake name.

Are we gonna make national headlines everytime someone says something mean on the internet?

Did you see the stuff women were posting to Dusty? It's endless idiots the internet. Why bother making a big deal about it.
 

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Topkent

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Still avoiding the question.
Literally every single Twitter personality or Instagram photo or YouTube video that blows up ends up littered with dumb campaigners saying dumb shit.

No I'm not gonna explain why every single ******* comment on the internet is bad.
 

Kappa

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It won't stop stupid racist comments, but it will at least name and shame the idiots that do do it. In every instance I've seen so far, the idiot in question has ended up deleting their account and tried to change to a new username. All you do is shame them because idiots never learn.
It's going to create people who deliberately make those comments to gain fame and attention... Hell all you have to do to get your name in the paper is make a racist comment on an AFL post !

So many naive people in the AFL world thinking they can police the internet... Good luck !

If we're going to have a news story after every racist comment on the internet then that'll be fun ride.
 

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It's going to create people who deliberately make those comments to gain fame and attention... Hell all you have to do to get your name in the paper is make a racist comment on an AFL post !

So many naive people in the AFL world thinking they can police the internet... Good luck !

If we're going to have a news story after every racist comment on the internet then that'll be fun ride.
Well, you've convinced me!
Next time I see someone assaulting another person or robbing a bank I won't call the cops. These people are clearly just attention seekers! Why give them what they want?
 

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Literally every single Twitter personality or Instagram photo or YouTube video that blows up ends up littered with dumb campaigners saying dumb shit.

No I'm not gonna explain why every single ******* comment on the internet is bad.
So when your kid starts racially or otherwise abusing another kid, you're going to ignore it because why give them the attention they are seeking. Kids everywhere are mean so why bother trying to call out the bad behaviour of just 1 kid.

I assume when it's your kid that is subject to the abuse, you would would be similarly uncaring.

Great parenting. Raising the next generation of selfish undisciplined campaigners ready to go to white Australia rallies and join in the immigrant bashing.

It's funny, people complain about current generations being mollycoddled and needing a soft touch, yet when those same people see unacceptable behavior they dont want to call it out. I guess racism is just one of those great Aussie traditions that is above reproach to some people.
 

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So when your kid starts racially or otherwise abusing another kid, you're going to ignore it because why give them the attention they are seeking. Kids everywhere are mean so why bother trying to call out the bad behaviour of just 1 kid.

I assume when it's your kid that is subject to the abuse, you would would be similarly uncaring.

Great parenting. Raising the next generation of selfish undisciplined campaigners ready to go to white Australia rallies and join in the immigrant bashing.

It's funny, people complain about current generations being mollycoddled and needing a soft touch, yet when those same people see unacceptable behavior they dont want to call it out. I guess racism is just one of those great Aussie traditions that is above reproach to some people.
Yeah mate - it's "just" the internet. They are "just" jokes.

Then some kent goes and shoots up a mosque "for the lols".

You can't turn a blind eye to racism, even if you think it's casual (it's not).

It needs to be called out, these *******s need education and to be shamed. I hope Ash John Jones 1989 loses his f*n job and ends up on welfare if he ain't already, ******* *******.
 

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It needs to be called out, these *******s need education and to be shamed. I hope Ash John Jones 1989 loses his ruddy job and ends up on welfare if he ain't already, ******* *******.

Stupid comment...he did wrong but worse offenders don't lose their jobs

Ruin the rest of his life and he becomes a bank robber to survive
 

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It's going to create people who deliberately make those comments to gain fame and attention... Hell all you have to do to get your name in the paper is make a racist comment on an AFL post !

So many naive people in the AFL world thinking they can police the internet... Good luck !

If we're going to have a news story after every racist comment on the internet then that'll be fun ride.
You're right, let's just let them skate on and do nothing about it instead. Nothing discourages bad behaviour quite like doing nothing about it.
 

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Yeah mate - it's "just" the internet. They are "just" jokes.

Then some kent goes and shoots up a mosque "for the lols".

You can't turn a blind eye to racism, even if you think it's casual (it's not).

It needs to be called out, these *******s need education and to be shamed. I hope Ash John Jones 1989 loses his ruddy job and ends up on welfare if he ain't already, ******* *******.
Ash Jones has issued a public apology
https://www.redfm.com.au/news/news/online-troll-i-am-sorry-and-i-hope-west-coast-eagle-liam-ryan-is-ok-ng-b881146596z/

So naming and shaming has worked in this case at least
 

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Obviously I don't condone the actions, but as long as public, anonymous posting is allowed online, this will continue to happen, forever and a day. You can never rid the world of people who want to push the line.
 

Ron The Bear

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Richmond supporter has had his membership suspended for two years.

An online troll who racially abused West Coast forward Liam Ryan has had his membership revoked by Richmond.

The Tigers revealed late today that a man who racially vilified Ryan was a club member.

"The club has immediately suspended the person’s membership for two years, revoking all of their member rights," the club said on Twitter.

"Racial vilification has no place in our game, and no place in our society, and the club will continue to take strong measures to ensure there is zero tolerance to this behaviour."
https://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/afl/more-news/afl-daily-live-rolling-footy-news-from-around-australia-for-march-25/live-coverage/0dca84f5de482ab287e87adfffc0b985
 

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You're right, let's just let them skate on and do nothing about it instead. Nothing discourages bad behaviour quite like doing nothing about it.
Lol. Ignoring internet trolls actually IS the best way to deal with them. They literally live for attention. You give them a media article every time they post something offensive and you better buckle up because it's going to get bumpy. They can make unlimited free aliases online btw.
 

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