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  1. Aug 2019
    1. Debate about online annotation technologies and practices will continue.

      I've added a few examples of abuse and conversation here in the past: https://indieweb.org/annotation#Annotation_Sites_Enable_Abuse

  2. Dec 2016
    1. Capitalist class war divides people along identitarian lines in order to conquer them, but it finds equal use in unifying groups along other identitarian lines as well.
  3. Jul 2015
    1. with the admission that “a few readers were flooding the site with inappropriate mat e rial.”

      for more on this, see Whitney Phillips, This is Why We Can't Have Nice Things http://www.amazon.com/This-Cant-Have-Nice-Things/dp/0262028948

      Here's a great essay on sexism and trolling: http://kernelmag.dailydot.com/issue-sections/staff-editorials/12898/trolling-stem-tech-sexism/ You can read more from Whitney here: http://billions-and-billions.com/about/

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  4. Nov 2014
    1. The biggest trolls, assholes, and bullies set the trajectory of many controversies and start to distort our notion of what most people in the other tribes are like. It doesn't help that it's perversely satisfying to gaze at those other tribes, the ones with whom you did not associate yourself, and to imagine that they're inferior.
  5. Oct 2014
    1. The very best/worst trolls can even make the non-sociopaths believe "for the lulz" is itself a noble cause.

      Yes! That's the worst. I've never liked "for the lulz". This point should be more widely understood and its effects more widely regarded as harmful. This language tries to hide destruction behind whimsy so that those who oppose are opposing "fun", but the fun is not evenly distributed and for the victims is often not fun at all.