Audrey Watters, Hack Education, Apr 26, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Audrey Watters has posted that she will now be blocking web annotations from Genius and those from Hypothes.is. These are web browser plugins that allow people to share comments on web pages as they browse. She writes, "This isn’t simply about trolls and bigots threatening me (although yes, that is a huge part of it); it’s about extracting value from my work and shifting it to another (for-profit) company which then gets to control (and monetize) the conversation." Here's the blocker script

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