The Internet at the Speed of Thought

Man ‘Boycotts’ Netflix, Then This Happens…

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That little mishap cost him big

We’re lucky to live in a free country where people can say pretty much whatever they want— as long as it’s not an outright lie or a threat. You can hold any unpopular opinion you choose with no legal consequences, so long as you don’t act on them. But there is something to be said about using hate speech to provoke people, especially if you do it until they’re angry enough to act on their feelings.

One Twitter user refused to continue his Netflix service because of the company’s upcoming new series Dear White People, a show he felt promotes “white genocide.” But when sharing his brave plans to boycott, he forgot to blur out his personal email, and the Internet just couldn’t let it go.

angry man screaming

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The lesson here is to watch what you post, especially when you're spewing hate