A short statement regarding Ashley Williams’ abusers
It seems there is some drama in the Rust community regarding Ashley Williams’ recent appointment to the Rust Community Team.
Did Ashley violate the Node.js Code of Conduct, and is there an active censorship effort underway by the Rust Core Team to silence any dissenting voices and appoint Ashley as evil demon goddess overlord for life? It’s a Rust Conspiracy! The accusers are applauding those who have a “skeptical” view about this situation: The sheeple are woke!.
I see things a bit differently. The people cheering on abusers and perpetuating a cycle of abuse.
“Maybe if we follow her around the Internet endlessly harassing her, it will prove our point how that one thing she tweeted one time could possibly be in violation of a Code of Conduct.” There’s a word for people like that: Gamergaters. In my book, following someone around the Internet engaging in a harassment campaign forfeits
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