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« on: December 19, 2019, 04:05:20 pm »

People with epilepsy attacked on Twitter with video that can cause seizures

The Epilepsy Foundation has filed a criminal complaint and is requesting an investigation by the authorities.

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The Epilepsy Foundation's Twitter page and hashtag were used as the vectors of a horrific attack on people with the condition.
Videos and gifs containing strobing effects that could cause seizures were posted on the charity's page.
The attack was carried out in November, which also coincides with National Epilepsy Awareness Month.


The world's gone to hell. If nefarious WhatsApp messages weren't bad enough, the Epilepsy Foundation this week reported that it was the victim of a horrendous attack aimed at causing followers to suffer from seizures via Twitter. The charity says it's filed a criminal complaint and is asking for the police to conduct an investigation to find those responsible.

The foundation's Twitter feed, handle, and hashtag were used by the attackers to peddle gifs and videos containing strobing effects to those who have epilepsy. High...

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