Twitch streamer Kootra gets SWATted on stream

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  1. Veho
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    "Swatting is the tricking of any emergency service (via such as a 9-1-1 dispatcher) into dispatching an emergency response based on the false report of an on-going critical incident. Episodes range from large to small, from the deployment of bomb squads, SWAT units and other police units and the concurrent evacuations of schools and businesses."

    And now it happened to Twitch streamer Jordan "Kootra" Mathewson, during his stream.




    It could happen to you :ph34r:

    And before you laugh at the whole thing and/or dismiss it as a harmless prank (or worse yet laud it as an "epic" one), sending a bunch of twitchy (hah) armed men into someone's apartment under the impression that the person is an armed and dangerous maniac is fucking retarded. Somebody could have gotten killed, and one of these days someone will.


    Sauce.

    Don't taze me bro.
     
  2. Tom Bombadildo

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    Meh.

    Used to happen somewhat frequently, and it's dumb as fuck when it does.
     
  3. emmanu888

    emmanu888 6 years and still going strong

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    Does no one learned something when calebhart42 got swatted ?
     
  4. DinohScene

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    How come that American streamers are screaming so much?
    Do they want to get in trouble like this?
     
  5. Gahars

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    Wow, this guy sucks against Counter-Terrorists. He didn't even try! Some player he is.

    In all seriousness, I'm just impressed that he kept his cool.
     
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  6. Hyro-Sama

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    Geez. Do people really have that much free time on their hands to pull bullshit like this? ffs
     
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    What ever happened to throwing bologna on peoples cars, or the old "banana in the tailpipe"?
     
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  8. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

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    The Terrorists most definitely did not win this one and the Spectators were kicked from the server.
     
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    He got arrested for swatting multiple gamers, he did put people in harms way by doing that. 25 years is too long in my opinion, but he deserved some punishment for sure.
     
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    This is a good punishment, a example to not be followed by the other. If the punishment is not high enough, weak minded people might hesitate to do it or not.
     
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    You guys do realize that NationalReport.net is a satirical news site, right?
     
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  17. Satangel

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    Has happened a few times already to streamers, sadly. Stupid kids...
     
  18. migles

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    my dad works for nintendo.
    isn't ironic in the game is playing "the bomb has been planted/(counter)terrorists win"
    lucky he was using headphones....
     
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