Blog#7: New Identities

The beginning of "A Rape in Cyberspace; or, How an Evil Clown, a Haitian Trickster Spirit, Two Wizards, and a Cast of Dozens Turned a Database into a Society" by Julian Dibbell drew my attention to this article. In the article, he used words such as voodoo doll, have sex, and ghostly sexual violence that make me imagine what the story of this article is. The fact that this article was written in 1993 is fascinating to me. Cyberrape is not new and it's still a problem in cyberspace. Dibbell wrote this article from his experience when he was in LambdaMOO, a subtype of MUD, as Dr. Bombay.

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