"Oh snap."

"Douchebag pundit is a douchebag" is not news, but this eight word smackdown within the response is a work of art.

Rob Beschizza wrote:

If you want to understand why Silicon Valley startups keep tripping into privacy-related PR disasters, you could not do better than reading this attack on online privacy from Silicon Alley Insider editor Matt Rosoff. [...]

By "normal" people, Rosoff means people like him, who must endure rather than hope for obscurity.

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5 Responses:

  1. I have a feeling Matt Rosoff's personal life is about to become a lot less obscure.

  2. Leonardo Herrera says:

    Well, he is right. "Normal" means "conforming to a standard; usual, typical, or expected." I would say that most Facebook users fit that definition. People just don't care.

    Oh, not you, reader of this comment. You are a precious snowflake.

  3. Jon says:

    Normally boingboing repost everything you write. This direction confuses me.

  4. D. Joe says:

    "Don't care" isn't the same as "haven't given it a lot of thought yet" and isn't the same as "weigh immediate and obvious network-effect benefits more heavily than possibly ridicule-drawing reservations about distant and poorly defined privacy breaches" .

    We all know peer pressure never leads people to make bad decisions that they regret later. Right?