410 Gone: Infocide in Open Content Communities
the resource is intentionally unavailable
the server owner desires that remote links to that resource be removed. [FieldingEtal1999htp]
Disengaging from the Internet via the deletion of all your publicly available information. [quadhome20111ii]
proclaim[ing] that they are leaving a community forever… leav[ing] a long ass, boring, nonsensical post explaining why they are so much more highly evolved than anyone else in the community. [Dramatica2011fce]
It’s time for me to find a new hobby. Preferably one that doesn’t involve angle brackets. Or computers. Or electricity.[Pilgrim 2004 qtd in rileyw2011aha]
I have lost all my belief in the wikimedia projects. On some projects I still have moderating bits, I hereby ask the stewards to take these bits away as I do not wish to spend too much time anymore on the projects, I might shout a bit from the sideline. [vanKalken2006prm]
Bye bye. Don’t let the door hit you on the way out, you whining prima donna [Anonymous2010ltb].
If anyone is in direct contact with Mark, please let me know that he’s okay …, even if his internet presence has been erased. As much as I hate for the world to lose all of the incredible information he’s created and shared, that would be as nothing compared to losing the man himself [Meyer2011smp]
Mark Pilgrim is alive/annoyed we called the police. Please stand down and give the man privacy and space, and thanks everyone for caring. [Scott2011mpi]
JZ’smysterious ailment made Boing Boing
… can be an antecedent to suicide
It can also be graduated.
Right to Leavevs.
Wiki Mind Wipe