Bryan Menegus
fruitsoftheweb
Senior reporter. Tech + labor /// bryan.menegus [at] gizmodo.com Keybase: keybase.io/bryangm Securedrop: http://gmg7jl25ony5g7ws.onion/

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9/30/19
3:37 PM
18

For the sake of future generations, we need to gather up however much of this you’ve made, and all records of it, and then put it at the bottom of an abandoned salt mine. And then we have to dynamite it closed. We cannot let this get out.

9/30/19
3:24 PM
66

You’re a fucking terrorist, and even though I don’t fuck with the police like that, I am calling them right now gotdammit. 

9/18/19
2:13 PM
71

If an industry can only provide jobs that don’t pay a living wage, that industry needs to be regulated. 

9/4/19
1:32 PM
9

One time, a nefarious rogue hacked my tickertape machine. As a result, I ended up investing heavily in PEN15, and subsequently lost a fortune. I was outraged.

8/22/19
3:10 PM
11

I look forward to the joint podcast Patrick Byrne and John McAfee will no doubt be hosting on some random cocaine-fueled weekend from an undisclosed remote location.

8/20/19
6:29 PM
19

Deeply disappointed by this. Really wish it burned all of them down to the ground instead of just scorching a few of them.

8/20/19
4:25 PM
14

Respect, Bryan. (also, let us know where you end up before you get greyed out on your own goodbye article, ala Libby Watson.)

8/20/19
2:05 PM
9

Except it’s not. Whether you use Facebook or not, they are using you, collecting data on you, monetizing you, and shaping the internet and the physical world around you. Burying your head in the sand and declaring “I don’t use Facebook so I’m not affected by it and it doesn’t matter to me!” no longer works.

8/20/19
1:53 PM
8

My only Facebook exposure is to comment on non-Facebook sites where a Facebook account is required to login. I was an early adopter of Facebook, but quit the platform over a decade ago when it became less about sharing pictures of my kids with their grandma and more about serving me political ads. Read more

8/20/19
1:25 PM
28

nothing prevents sites from using dark patterns to trick users, or rendering pages difficult to read and slow to load by cluttering them with ads and trackers” Read more