I need to call out someone for their arm length history of shitty and toxic behaviour.
The thread will be under CW, but it may generate some discourse outside my control.
So, if you're fragile, tired, if this kind of topics is draining for you, you may want to add a filter for the terms "DashEquals", to avoid being exposed to this.
DashEquals, call out, toxic behaviour, harassment
So, we need to talk about DashEquals.
His behaviour is ranging from creepy to dangerous and abusive, with all the shitty variations in the middle.
One could write a book on him, but I lacked the time and will, so what I will share instead is a blog post documenting some known issues with him:
I'm sure you can share more.
Some people already called him out in the past, fought him, dealt with him and the consequences of his actions. Gathering evidences of his behaviour. Thanks, to all of you, because it made writing this easier.
In the next message, I'll include a full copy of the blog post linked above, so you can read/share it on fedi.
Thank you for spreading the word, and please, please, do not let this person (or anyone like him) in your communities.
DashEquals, call out, toxic behaviour, harassment | updates
I can't answer to everyone, but here are a couple of updates:
DashEqual contacted me in private, on Matrix, stating that he was sorry for the harm his actions may have caused and that he deleted his accounts on various platforms (including fedi and matrix). Let's wait and see what happens next.
I fixed some misintepretations and factual errors in the section related to berries.space and the involvement of DashEquals in the archiving effort. Thank you for pointing this out.
I also updated the post to mention the fact that DashEquals deleted his accounts, rendering most of the links obsoletes.
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