They shared their lives on YouTube. Then an obsessed fan came calling -- with a gun.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2018/02/14/they-shared-their-lives-on-youtube-then-an-obsessed-fan-came-calling-with-a-gun/ Giles knew the young couple living inside as millions of others did. On YouTube, Gavin Free, 29, and Megan Turney, 30, had packaged the most routine life moments -- hiking in the woods, eating candy from Japan, playing with a cat -- into hundreds of clips. The channels were front row seats to their lives, and the content drew in millions of viewers. They were YouTube stars, two among the thousands who have created a new, large and cordless subculture of celebrity entertainment. Giles fired the gun into the house, shattering glass so he could enter, police said. - - - --Lauren-- Lauren Weinstein (lau...@vortex.com): https://www.vortex.com/lauren Lauren's Blog: https://lauren.vortex.com Google Issues Mailing List: https://vortex.com/google-issues Founder: Network Neutrality Squad: https://www.nnsquad.org PRIVACY Forum: https://www.vortex.com/privacy-info Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: https://www.pfir.org/pfir-info Member: ACM Committee on Computers and Public Policy Google+: https://google.com/+LaurenWeinstein Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurenweinstein Tel: +1 (818) 225-2800 _______________________________________________ pfir mailing list https://lists.pfir.org/mailman/listinfo/pfir