There is a fear that the full scale of the challenge is still not understood by security services.

I don't think I can take the time to detail the problems with all the bias, gossip and innuendo in this article

Gab and 8chan logos with graphics of purist white and blood red seeping around the edges?

So many unnamed groups and sources, I was half expecting to see "(((them)))" .

So blissfully un-self-aware, they go from suggesting the far right relies on "the narrative of censorship" to lauding the tech companies for their "push back."

Which came first, the censorship or the narrative?

Christchurch may have been a turning point for how the interaction of online material and real-world violence is dealt with. Yes - the NZ, Australian governments and Big Tech and the Media including the BBC have decided to do everything Tarrant said he wanted. Well done to you all, you dangerous autocrats. You parrot his sucker-jokes about online games, completely disregard his stated motives when it doesn't suit your narrative, just as you disregard Sellner's disavowal of Tarrant, when it doesn't suit your narrative.

If you're just going to ignore all the evidence about people's opinions in terms what they say and do and ascribe whatever motives you fancy, there was really no point in any interviews. You're just a gossip rag.


Have you seen this disgusting photograph of Billy Slater passionately kissing his wife Nicole after Queensland won the final State of Origin game on Wednesday night?

Unlike gender, acceptable pda is a social construct. ;)

One is the sign of the bond between two people who contribute to the continuation of their community.


OPINION: I'm sorry, but I have to say it. I don't want the Crusaders to win the Super Rugby final on Saturday night.

We need to snuff out the memory of that Islamic victory.

Is that it?

No comments about the earlier violence by which Islam made its way through the Middle East and into Europe?


More people like you are reading and supporting the Guardian's investigative journalism.

I'm not sure web trackers count as investigation. 48 attempts on this one page.

But to the article, the problem with elitism is that it has no limiting principle.

Once you have decided to "do good for the world" you have divorced yourself from responsibility to your constituency. How is that different from a feudal monarchy? I rule by divine/moral right that I have decided on myself. I can work against your interests if I deem it fitting.

And then one day, the population has the audacity to vote for someone else. I'm shocked!


The UK's Brexit Party MEPs turn their backs on the EU anthem and Catalan nationalists rally outside.

Wouldn't it be so much better if everyone just agreed?

Or at least, was not allowed to show their disagreement?

What do you mean, "the point of politics is to negotiate compromise between disagreeing factions"?

And for the record, the EU is not a nation. It therefore cannot have a national anthem. It might have a party song.


Computing Forever is wrong. This is how Twitter dies: Trump's opponents entertain, then bore everyone into paying no attention.

Its like the community posting boards in college. Lots of "Marxism now!" and "March for a Free Tibet" flyers briefly looked over for entertainment value as you walk past.


There is no need for anyone to think that is unacceptable.

I completely agree!

"That word... I do not think it means what you think it means." - Princess Bride


Is the Pope Catholic?


Content warning: Slurs and references to racist and sexist language.Update 2: Triternion has published a statement reiterating that it won't be adding an option to toggle off non-white and female characters. Two developers told us that this 'feature' was a possibility, but Triternion is now calling it a misunderstanding, placing the blame on a lack of PR experience and "answering some questions in a misleading way".  Amazon Prime Day deals: see all the best early offers right here. body .hawk-widget{--trd-blue:#2f6e91;width:100%;letter-spacing:normal;}._hawk.subtitle~.hawk-widget[data-widget-type=price]{margin:16px 0;}@media (min-width:600px){._hawk.subtitle~.hawk-widget[data-widget-type=price]{margin:0;min-height:128px;float:right;clear:none;width:50%;}.fancy_box_body ._hawk.subtitle~.hawk-widget[data-widget-type=price]{float:none;width:100%;}}.icon~.hawk-widget{clear:both;}@media (min-width:400px){body .buyingguide .product{float:right;width:40%;}}A gender toggle was apparently discussed, however, but the studio claims that this idea was dismissed because it would undermine player customisation. The two members of the studio we spoke with were apparently not informed about this, despite the team being small—there are only 11 of them—and the idea being thrown out shortly after launch. The toxic community will be addressed, Triternion says, but no plan to deal with racism in chat and on the forums has been proposed. "At the moment we are stretched thin with major important content additions," the statement reads, "and unfortunately we do not have the staff nor systems in-place to moderate everything to our intended level of standards".You can read the full statement here.Update: After this article was published, Triternion stated on Twitter that it does not have plans to include a setting which disables the appearance of "characters that aren’t white," and never did. This contradicts statements developers Mike Desrosiers and Andrew Geach made to PC Gamer last week and which we reported in this article.During our interview, we asked, "Are there plans to increase, on the character creator side, the diversity of the characters players can create? You've talked in the past about adding female playable characters and changing character's skin tones ... is that something you guys are committed to doing?"Desrosiers replied, "That goes back to a similar situation as the chat filters. Whatever stance we take officially, some group of people are going to be upset with us. And so, ideally we’d put the power in the players’ hands, and give them the option to enable and disable different things."There has been endless debates about it, and it attracts a lot of toxicity, a lot of stuff we’re not interested in attracting to the game itself, any more on top of what’s already present. But we’re definitely always looking at ways of expanding [our customisation]."Later, after Geach explained how Triternion might go about creating new character customization options, such as female characters, black characters, and Middle Eastern characters, we asked, "So current thoughts on that, as Mike said, maybe adding that and then giving the option for players to disable it? Is that the current thinking?"Geach replied, "Yeah, that seems to be the current thinking. It’s not set in stone, it depends how our community is in the future. Maybe if it calms down in the future, the game still has a lot of players, a lot of toxicity, a lot of racism, a lot of politics, everything, people argue in chat about all sorts of nonsense."In April, another member of the Triternion team confirmed plans for a “simple client-side toggle” to let players “disable” female characters after they were added to Mordhau. This was partly to address the “valid” complaint that female characters would be unrealistic.“We are still looking into adding female characters post release as was promised…The realism complaint is valid, so when we add them we might add a simple client-side toggle (for both female and male characters) which would let you disable them,” they said in a Steam discussion post.The original article follows.

But will it keep the journalists away?

(Includes trigger warning - lol)


Brian Leach, from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, was sacked on Wednesday after five years in the job. The post referred to a Billy Connolly sketch that poked fun at suicide bombing.

Never apologise unless you want to admit what you did was wrong.