CEO of London's Serpentine Gallery resigns after Guardian investigation accuses her of being part owner of notorious cyber-arms-dealer NSO Group

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2019/06/18/safe-space-for-unsafe-ideas.html

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Serpentine Galleries Chief Quits, With Harsh Words for Activist Artists

“But I never thought leopards would eat my face!”, says woman whose gallery had previously declared itself “a safe space for unsafe felids.”

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I am entitled to be a contract killer and anyone that thinks I’m not is a bully that hates free speech.

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Rich, famous person gets called out for human rights abuses. Rich, famous person decides she doesn’t like it, responds with reasons why it should be okay to abuse human rights.

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Somebody apparently hasn’t read Sun Tzu’s The Art of War.

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Ever fascinating, the way dirty people who gain lots of ill-gotten lucre try to wash themselves with art.

I suppose it’s a sort of romantic ideal, like 19th century poseur artistes frequenting low level brothels.

Well. Now I know where to go to buy a gun in London.

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Amazing how some people are able to compartmentalise their lives.

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Correct, bullying and intimidation is the preserve of NSO’s clients.

Gee, what a surprise. Serpentine Gallery was evil.
Next up for investigation: House Slytherin.

Would deploying her company’s products to ensure that all personal attacks against her and her family are exquisitely precisely guided in the future count as a noble step to address her concerns?

Because in this case it’s pretty tempting.

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Homo Economicus understands that ‘limited liability’ helps prevent the spread of moral exposure in just the same way it does financial and legal exposure.

If they even recognize a difference between these things, of course.

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