You Be the Judge

I don’t know Murt, never met him, and don’t ever plan on doing so. I hope he stays far away from me! When the search for the Boston suspect was over, I continued keeping up with the news on Twitter, and looked around at different #anonymous Tweets. I always viewed Anonymous as peaceful activists. The idea of individual rights, a right to be informed, peaceful protests… right up my alley. They have a lot more knowledge of technology than I, and I reached out with a question about the drone I had in my back yard. (See: April 3 post)

I never heard back from anyone about my Tweet, but I got that email from Murt referring to the Tweet I sent out. I had comments left here about the drone, and “The Drone Pilot” and “Turbo” were top suspects of who knew about the drone and the owner of it. Bread crumbs…

I had a few back and forth Tweets with a few people who have apparently been stalked by Murt over the years. I had no idea what I was getting into just by having back and forth Tweets with users I knew very little about. When I “meet” someone on the internet, I don’t go straight to Google to learn about him/her (although, it’s something I will do in the future, and had the sense to do with Murt because of my immediate suspicions). Either through my back and forth Tweets or for some other reasons, Murt decided to target me with an online campaign to discredit me regarding the drone.

I didn’t even look at his Twitter account until he contacted someone else I was Tweeting with who messaged me that Murt was trying to meet with me at the Orlando PD. So, I hopped on over to read his ramblings…

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