The lifecycle of a successful Silicon Valley often starts with a visionary radical building something valuable and slowly ends by strangulation from bureaucratic nobodies who were hired because they helped the HR department meet some kind of quota and who feel like they are above basic morality in human dealings.

Of course, I plan to continue to use Twitter after the Project Veritas video leaks, but I think the video should serve as good reminder to all of something my friend T.K. Coleman likes to say: assume nothing is private. Nobody wants to protect your rights or your dignity. Be vigilant.