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Luther Weymann

VPN is encrypted, including DNS requests. If law enforcement is giving court authority, they can ask the ISP to see the IP address of the VPN server. Still, they won't see any connections after that. So, Russia or Ukraine? Totally unknowable assumption. It could be one teenager in his bedroom at home in Los Angeles.

yup

Sadly these anti-trans trolls infiltrate everywhere in Second Life too and they target trans places since a while. They are also joined by US conservative activists and trolls, who pretend to be moderate or have common sense, but in fact they parrot unhinged far-right slogans. Interaction is often more subtle than rezzing prims. LGBT+ dating boards are targeted too, there is at least a known case. Often, though, it begins by private messages, starting slow, but in a manipulative way. The victims then let their guard down, then the trolls or "concerned trolls" do what they do. What at first may seem like a normal chat, then becomes something else. Depending on their target, the victim - even worse who was intending to just enjoy a safe space with like-minded people and feel understood - may end up with doubts or attacked and hurt.

Muu

Any luck on Linden Lab banning these accounts?

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