‘Sometimes it’s people you know’

January 10th, 2013

Jane Burns, a woman whose life was torn apart by hatred on Facebook from people she knew in real life tells her story.

Let’s have an internet-wide real name policy

January 10th, 2013

It’s something of a nuclear option – not to mention a pipe dream – but imagine how an internet-wide real name policy would drastically cut down on the amount of malevolent content out there, writes James Cook.

Dealing with online bullies is easy

January 8th, 2013

Adults who find themselves on the receiving end of abuse on the internet have a simple but often overlooked strategy at their disposal, writes Greg Stevens.

Confessions of a troll

January 7th, 2013

An anonymous Twitter troll explains why he abuses strangers online, and issues a defiant warning to would-be unmaskers. So-called trolling is an essential part of internet culture, he argues.

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