Remember this when someone says “What she does on her private is nobody’s business”.
When Josh Mattingly said some awkward and innapropriate shit to a female developer everyone was talking about it, if you google his name the first page will have articles by Kotaku and Rock Paper Shotgun.
Now that some dirt about Zoe Quinn and a Kotaku staff member showed up suddenly privacy is a big deal.
This isn’t about privacy or decency or whatever anyone claims to be, it’s about protecting their own and covering for each other. Sites like Kotaku will turn what someone says on Twitter into a major cotroversy but ignore this? Yeah, right.
This makes absolutely no sense whatsoever because they are two very different things. The guy made an inappropriate comment about someone. The girl slept with other consenting adults. I don’t even know these people but it IS about “what people do in their private life” so long as it’s between two consenting adults. Trash talking or making inappropriate comments needs to be called out because it’s against someone. Cheating and sleeping around has nothing to do with anyone other than those directly involved regardless of how people feel about cheaters. That’s a private business.
Sleeping with someone is private. Talking shit to/about someone isn’t.
Some people argue that by making countries in the Northern Hemisphere appear larger, [the Mercator Projection] makes them seem more important than they are, and it makes it easier for us wealthy Northern Hemispherites to ignore the concerns of people around the equator. To counteract this subtle psychological effect, different projections have been proposed that more accurately portray the relative sizes of the continents…