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Published on February 24th, 2013 | by Christian Cawley

RogueCyberman: DELETED

It’s a job well-done by Doctor Who‘s online fandom, but we take to pleasure in announcing the removal of RogueCyberman’s website, that of his alter-ego “Time Girl Katie” and their respective Twitter accounts.

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Put simply, it should never have come to this. Why on earth would anyone think that flogging access to a porn site with a Doctor Who spin (that famous family show) was a good idea? More to the point, how on earth did this individual decide that lying to fans about the existence of episodes otherwise considered “lost” (those from The Faceless Ones and The Macra Terror) was a good idea?

I’m not going to suggest that RogueCyberman (a man who we believe has a good name for posters, in reality) is in any way insane, deranged or requiring help from a therapist – not for one minute. His actions in making false claims and then denying they ever were are quite clearly those of a sensible and upstanding member of society.

What I am going to suggest, however, is that the action by us, BlogtorWho, Doctor Who Online, Outpost Skaro, Gallifrey Times and the denizens of Gallifrey Base has come to a powerful head and allowed the dissemination of RogueCyberman’s true intentions and motivations to be spread to such an extent that he has had no choice but to give up.

I would also suggest that this can mark a new age of co-operation among Doctor Who fans online. Regular readers will know we like to alert fans to online scams involving the show; some of you may even know that I write professionally about various computing issues, including cybersecurity. This RogueCyberman business has proved that the online community can act as one when required – something that we can make use of in any future incidents.

In the meantime, as per my Twitter post last night, I would suggest that fans remain vigilant and keep an eye out or any other scams or even a return of RogueCyberman. His MO and previous behaviour suggests that we perhaps haven’t seen the last of him.

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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.



9 Responses to RogueCyberman: DELETED

  1. avatar BOJAY says:

    Let’s just call RogueCybeman, or “Time Girl Katie”, or whatever this person is calling himself/herself “website deleted”. And let this person stand as an example to anyone who thinks it’s a good idea to get to us through this show we love, that they will NOT be happy with the outcome of their little schemes and plans if they dare do so. Ah, anger, that’s nothing new…….

  2. avatar daniel says:

    as eighties cybermen were prone to saying…Excellent…

  3. avatar Shadowfather says:

    You do have to remember, Christian, there are some people merciless assholes on the internet. There will always be people who hack, crack or spam for the sake of it, simply because they can and there is no deterrent in doing so.

    I think this should be a lesson learned, however, that if something like that happens again, their IPs and everything else should be banned from sites like Kasterborous, just as Twitter force-removed their account.

  4. avatar TimeChaser says:

    Just like real Cybermen, I’m sure Rogue won’t stay defeated forever, but at least we won this battle.

    • avatar Doug says:

      Looks like the Rogue Cyberman site is back up, but not much activity that I can see other than that.

  5. avatar Dan Hallett says:

    Rogue Cyberman is back up as is his alter ego Time Girl Katie and now a further alias Poppy Flintlock. It’s all designed to drive traffic towards his porn site and its pathetic but unfortunately people are still falling for it.


    • Yes, sadly it is one of many scams aimed at cashing in on Doctor Who. Unfortunately there is no way to stop these chaps from making their bucks other than ensuring that people are aware.

  6. avatar Lee Adam says:

    The Twitter accounts are also still active.


    • They were temporarily suspended, but yes, they’re back…

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