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What To Do About Threats & Attacks On The Web? Nothing.

509558983_5f20e1e341 Before we get too far into the week, I wanted to point you to a Times Magazine article about the small but vicious group of folks who like to make others' lives miserable on the Internet (Malwebolence - The World of Web Trolling).  It's a frightening but helpful look at what web trolls do -- taunting parents of dead children, trying to induce epileptic seizures -- and why.  This is a major concern for many schools and parents.  But the article ends with a surprising defense of trolling:  "All vigorous debates shade into trolling at the perimeter; it is next to impossible to excise the trolling without snuffing out the debate."

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