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Man Suspected of Causing Reporter's Seizure Arrested

Kurt Eichenwald, who has epilepsy, was sent seizure-inducing video

(Newser) - Late last year, a Twitter user sent a flashing video to reporter Kurt Eichenwald, who has epilepsy, along with the message, "You deserve a seizure." The Dallas Morning News reports the FBI on Friday morning made an arrest in the incident, which did in fact cause the Vanity ... More »

'Newsweek' Reporter to Online Troll: 'I'm Coming for You'

Kurt Eichenwald, who has epilepsy, says tweet with flashing GIF caused him seizure

(Newser) - "I'm coming for you, you son of a bitch." That was Monday's tweet from Newsweek senior writer and epilepsy sufferer Kurt Eichenwald, addressing the person who tweeted a flashing strobe GIF at him that caused him to have a seizure. Per Courthouse News , Eichenwald—who appeared... More »

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