When I gave a talk with Andy at South by Southwest I jokingly made reference to the Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory. After reading Kathy Sierra’s last post, that joke isn’t funny anymore.

I just want to add my voice to the chorus of right-minded people who find this situation unacceptable. I wish there was some way I could channel my anger into something that would help. In the meantime, I can only echo Tim Bray’s call:

Anyone who is remotely connected with the people doing this needs to dig that story up and tell the community.

There will be a reckoning (and I don’t mean that in some wishy-washy karmic afterlife way).

Have you published a response to this? :

Previously on this day

14 years ago I wrote Simple Storage Service

Amazon’s newest web service has no face, but I think it’s got legs.

17 years ago I wrote iPays my money, iTakes my choice

I’m upgrading my iBook.

18 years ago I wrote J.E.R.E.M.Y.

Journeying Electronic Replicant Engineered for Mathematics and Yardwork

18 years ago I wrote FilmWise

I’ve just spent hours trying to figure out what films these invisible people are in.

18 years ago I wrote Paying lip-service to usability

Here’s an article about usability in The Guardian.