Griefing and Pranks

‘How I Sued a Craigslist Sex Troll’

Thursday, May 7th, 2009
After answering a personal ad, he'd discovered Jason Fortuny published his sexy picture on the web. In his first interview, 'John Doe' describes his legal revenge. By Lou Cabron
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20 Funniest Reactions to the Jason Fortuny Verdict

Thursday, May 7th, 2009
A judge orders a Craigslist sex troll to pay $74,252.56 in fines. Is it the internet's turn to get some Lulz? By Lou Cabron
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Craigslist Sex Troll Gets Sued

Monday, August 4th, 2008
Jason Fortuny posted a fake sex ad on Craigslist. Two years later he's appearing in the New York Times — and getting sued. By Lou Cabron Full article »

Dead Woman Blogging

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008
Did Theresa Duncan issue a final blog post from beyond the grave? By Lou Cabron
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Catching Up With an Aqua Teen Terrorist

Thursday, November 15th, 2007
January 31, 2007: a day that will live in infamy. The great city of Boston was brought to its knees by the appearance of unexpected L.E.D. placards in places where they didn't belong. An interview with one of the evildoers. By RU Sirius
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Web Fight: Wikipedia, YouTube vs. Perverted Justice

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007
Is the group behind "Dateline: To Catch a Predator" gunning for the internet itself? By Lou Cabron
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Monkey v. Dog v. Wikipedia

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007
Cruel fights between monkeys and dogs are documented in a Wikipedia article, but on the site another fight-to-the-death erupts. By Lou Cabron
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EFF Attorney Jason Schultz vs. Stephen Colbert

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

Starting with a whiteboard and a teacher’s instincts, Jason Schultz makes the Michael Crook free speech case as clear as a flowchart — days before Colbert poorly attempted the same move. By Jeff Diehl

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Official Launch: 10ZM.TV

Monday, March 19th, 2007
Have you checked out MondoGlobo's new video show? You may have, and don't even know it! By Jeff Diehl Full article »

“Dear Internet, I’m Sorry”

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007
Even while delivering a video apology "to all bloggers, webmasters and other individuals" as part of a settlement agreement with 10 Zen Monkeys, he somehow seems determined to be the most hated man on the internet. By Lou Cabron Full article »

Who are Second Life’s “Patriotic Nigras”?

Thursday, March 8th, 2007
In their first interview, online pranksters reveal the secrets of their attack on John Edwards virtual headquarters with flying penis monsters. They explain their philosophy about Second Life, how they operate -- and who they're voting for. By Lou Cabron. Full article »

John Edwards’ Virtual Attackers Unmasked

Monday, March 5th, 2007
The attackers who hit the Democratic candidate's Second Life headquarters have been identified. And they're gloating. By Lou Cabron Full article »

Has Michael Crook Harassed You?

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006
Now is your chance to support the free speech rights of bloggers and webmasters by simply telling us your story. By Jeff Diehl Full article »

The Crooks of the World Hurt Copyright, Free Speech

Sunday, December 10th, 2006
Michael Crook himself is not much of a threat to free speech or copyright. However, the Michael Crooks of the world, are. By Jonathan Bailey Full article »

Crook’s Internet Club

Monday, November 6th, 2006
The Internet's most hated figure, Michael Crook, belonged to the Internet Club in high school, where he trained students "on how to use the Internet properly." By Lou Cabron Full article »

EFF and 10 Zen Monkeys vs. Michael Crook and DMCA

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is representing 10 Zen Monkeys in a civil lawsuit against griefer Michael Crook for abusing the DMCA and violating our free speech rights. By Jeff Diehl Full article »

Good Griefers: Fortuny v. Crook

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006
In the easily spoofed "reality" of the online griefing biz, it's difficult to know the difference between authentic actions and ones that are done merely for publicity, particularly when the publicity-seekers don't have a whole lot of regard for their own reputations. By Lou Cabron Full article »

Jason Fortuny Speaks

Saturday, September 23rd, 2006
He's not sorry, he'd do it again, and he's buying a gun. By Lou Cabron Full article »

In the Company of Jerkoffs

Monday, September 18th, 2006
A Fortuny copycat "griefer" is ambushing men on Craig's List with fake sex ads — not only is he pathetic but he lacks any imagination, which is an even greater crime. By Lou Cabron Full article »

The Secret Life of Jason Fortuny

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006
He's become famous as an online menace/hero after posting the photos and come-ons from nearly 150 men responding to a fake sex ad he placed on Craig's List. What kind of man would commit such a prank? By Lou Cabron Full article »