Comment to El Reg
I just emailed this to John Lettice, Editorial director:
I just clicked the "report abuse" tab on one of Kieren Mccarthy's posts
(https://forums.theregister.co.uk/post/report/3258478). I was expecting
to get a dialogue about why I was reporting it, but didn't, hence this
follow up to you.
It's not that the individual post is abuse, it's that the original
article itself, and the many follow up posts by Mccarthy, taken
together, show a really quite bigoted attitude, a disregard for facts
and a contempt for anyone who attempts to express an alternative view -
even when Mccarthy is quite plainly wrong.
Now it may be that you are happy for El Reg to become click bait,
driven by a fact free troll. He's certainly got a lot of comments.
It's your publication, up to you. I'm just making you aware of the
opinion of a once daily reader who dosen't visit so much these days -
and articles and authors like this are most of the reason.
PS: I originally looked at the article because I was looking for a
factual, truthful and informed piece on the subject. I did not find