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Dana White Starts Flame War with Anonymous

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  1. Neon

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    Oh boy...

    So Dana White gives an interview to Ariel Helwani (video here.) in which he trashes the internet, says it is "where cowards live," says the anti-SOPA people are terrorists, and all sorts of stuff like that. Now he is going back and forth with multiple anonymous twitter accounts. Too many to post here in any kind of order but go to @DanaWhite or @AnonyOps or @YourAnonNews to read them.


    This should end well.


    And look, I understand where he's coming from, but this is not the right way to handle it. I know it's Dana's style, but I don't think he's being particularly smart about this. And I'm a big DW fan.


    EDIT: An example of one of the exchanges:

    Anonymous @YourAnonNews
    Ahoy @danawhite - what do you have against the Internet? We're just curious, as we were quite surprised at the harsh tone of your comments.

    Dana White @danawhite
    @YourAnonNews and yes cowards hide on the Internet! At least I'm man enough to say all my shit in public and not hide behind a screen name!!

    Anonymous @YourAnonNews
    @danawhite - I'm curious, do you support what we do, in terms of activism & raising public awareness of critical security/privacy issues?

    Dana White @danawhite
    @YourAnonNews no i'm a fight promoter. I put on fights. People are stealing my shit on the net and selling it or selling ads on it.

    Dana White @danawhite
    @YourAnonNews me and my partners have busted our ass for 10 years to build the sport and co. When you steal you should be dealt with! Agree?

    Anonymous @YourAnonNews
    @danawhite Your generalisation of us & online activists as cowards/terrorists disappoints us. Many are fighting 4 positive social change.

    Dana White @danawhite
    @YourAnonNews I'm sure you do but if u are ok with streaming my product or fucking with my website that's not the way to do it.
     
  2. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    That about sums it up. Didnt Anon fuck with the UFC website sometime last week? Dana needs to think hard and tread very careful in the next few days.
     
  3. Neon

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    That's what set him off. In the video he claims that stuff like that could revive SOPA. Here's another interesting tweet:

    Anonymous @YourAnonNews
    @danawhite - We ask that you retract your assertion that we're all cowards/terrorists & "The Internet is a place where cowards live"?
     
  4. Your_Moms_Box

    Your_Moms_Box Free Shit / Socialism 2016

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    Gotta side with Dana on this one.

    The blackout to me was a perfect way to protest sopa.

    the ddos attacks are counter productive.

    It would be like setting a walmart on fire for having a no shoplifting sign.

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  5. Neon

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    I'm not even taking sides on this. I agree with Dana that hacking is a crime, but I don't agree with his general stance on stuff like that. I just think picking fights like this with Anonymous is maybe not the smartest thing to do.
     
  6. d0uche_n0zzle

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    Some cans are better left unopened.
     
  7. Your_Moms_Box

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    I think anon is being idiotic with their tactics.

    all that their hissy fit ddos attacks are going to do is make it easier to get legislation passed.

    I am not saying I never torrent, but I dont act like it isnt what it is.

    I think the UFC is going to reach a point where hey will need to have more cards on free tv and only 4-5 ppvs, the fox deal is a step in that direction, but just because i cant afford ecery ppv.

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  8. mr. sin

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    Holy shit. They are posting all his personal info online now. popcorn.jpg.
     
  10. mr. sin

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    @p0isAn0N Call @danawhite and ask why he called us terrorists. (702) 341-8730 #Anonymous #CabinCr3w #OpUFC #NeverFollowBack”
     
  11. mr. sin

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  13. fletcher

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    Ho leeey shit.
     
  14. Konstantin K

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    Well this will definitely make Dana change his mind about these people being terrorists.
     
  15. Neon

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    Why would you repost that here, Sin? Jesus. It's easy to find on your own.
     
  16. mr. sin

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    its public info anyway so really no harm
     
  17. Neon

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    I'm pretty sure his home address and car vin number are not public info. Meh, whatever. I didn't want to repost it.
     
  18. afternoonquil

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    Jesus christ.
     
  19. mr. sin

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    not trying to start shit with you!!! but if you google DANA WHITES HOUSE tons of links http://virtualglobetrotting.com/map/dana-whites-house/ this link is from 2008.
     
  20. Neon

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    It's all good, bro. But just because it's already out there doesn't mean it's public info. But like I said, never mind. Forget I said anything.
     
  21. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    Sin has a point, Im pretty sure you can still find Ants house pretty easy. Some of the other stuff... eh... Im not really cool with. Again, Dana pretty much called the wrath onto himself with this one.
     
  22. Your_Moms_Box

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    the only piece of info not public in that wS his ssn

    I never knew he was an athiest, I actually like and respect him even more now.



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  23. WhiteHonkyDevil

    WhiteHonkyDevil El hombre de los moleculos!

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    Actually, both are. You just have to know where to look. Nothing on that list is hard to track down at all, someone just compiled it.
     
  24. Psychopath

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    Do these people never learn? Both sides, keep your fucking mouths shut. Dana's thinking is backwards, he fails to relize the people who pirate UFC fight would have never bought them in the first place, so he isn't losing money.
     
  25. OccupyWackbag

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    That's not true at all. In a lot of cases maybe but I myself only stopped paying for movies when I discovered torrents. Had it not been for ease of getting pirated movies on the internet I would be paying money for these movies still today... and music... and books... and the 2012 map update for my Garmin.

    So to say he is not losing any money is completely false. I guarrantee some of these people if not able to get it for free would pay if that was their only choice.
     

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