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“KnaveSmig” on Wikipedia

A reader tipped me off to this. On a particular Wikipedia user’s “Talk” page, just after midnight UTC on June 20th 2012 (or June 19 at 8:20pm, Newtown time) another user posted links to an Excel file they had uploaded, … Continue reading

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Brief review of the evidence against “Smiggles”

It’s been over a year since the story broke (here) of the online account “Smiggles” that was used by the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter from 2010 to 2012. At that time, the available evidence supporting the case (that Smiggles … Continue reading

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Blarvink: Adam Lanza’s first wikipedia account revealed

(thanks to a reader of the blog, Jonas, for supplying a full accounting of the available posts for this profile; I’d been aware of it for a year but was not convinced it was the shooter until now.) The first known online activity … Continue reading

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Bullet Time: a review (part 2 of 2)

(This is the second half of my review of the film Bullet Time. For part one, click here. For an overview of what the film is and why it is relevant to the Sandy Hook shooting, click here.) Picking up where … Continue reading

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Overlap between “Smiggles” and “Kaynbred”

Adam Lanza used the moniker “Kaynbred” on wikipedia when he obsessively updated the profiles of mass shooters. He used the name “Smiggles” on forums to talk about them. In several instances, the content he posted was identical. Kaynbred’s changes to … Continue reading

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Kaynbred, Adam Lanza, and Wikipedia: 3 years in the basement

For the last years of Adam Lanza’s life, starting with his withdrawal from Connecticut State University in 2009, he was a recluse, rarely ever leaving the darkened basement of his mother’s home. Except for a brief stint at Norwalk Community … Continue reading

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Quick timeline of Lanza’s forum & wikipedia activity

April 1, 2009: Registers profile Kaynbred on glocktalk.com http://www.glocktalk.com/forums/member.php?u=119522 June 7, 2009: Registers profile Kaynbred on wikipedia.com http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:ListUsers&limit=1&username=Kaynbred August 6, 2009: Makes edit to talk page for wikipedia article on Collier Township shooting http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Talk:2009_Collier_Township_shooting&diff=prev&oldid=306317904 August 14, 2009: Makes edit to … Continue reading

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