Troll sends strobing GIF to journalist with epilepsy, triggers seizure


On Friday, Kurt Eichenwald, a prominent liberal journalist and senior writer at Newsweek, announced that he would be temporarily leaving Twitter after a troll gave him a seizure.

According to Eichenwald’s tweets, a “deplorable” troll seemingly aware that the reporter had epilepsy tweeted a strobe with the message, “you deserve a seizure.” Shortly after, the reporter claimed that he did in fact, suffer a seizure. Eichenwald then claimed he would be pursuing legal action and only using his Twitter account to share copies of documents related to the crime. 

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Source: Mashable

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