Technical Writer At Google Accuses Twitter Engineer Of Sexual Assault

Noirin Shirley, a technical writer at Google, and also a vp (Conference Planning), Apache Software Foundation wrote a blog post entitled "A hell of a time," purportedly detailing her experiences at the ApacheCon in Atlanta. Shirley recounts a drunken post-conference party she organized in her hotel room and describes a rather disturbing interaction with Twitter […]

Noirin Shirley, a technical writer at Google, and also a vp (Conference Planning), Apache Software Foundation wrote a blog post entitled "A hell of a time," purportedly detailing her experiences at the ApacheCon in Atlanta. Shirley recounts a drunken post-conference party she organized in her hotel room and describes a rather disturbing interaction with Twitter engineer Florian Leibert!:

[…]He brought me in to the snug, and sat up on a stool. He grabbed me, pulled me in to him, and kissed me. I tried to push him off, and told him I wasn't interested (I may have been less eloquent, but I don't think I was less clear). He responded by jamming his hand into my underwear and fumbling.[…]

[…]It's not the first time something like this has happened to me, at all. It's not the first time it's happened to me at a tech conference. But it's the first time I've spoken out about it in this way, because I'm tired of the sense that some idiot can ruin my day and never have to answer for it.[…]

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