False accusations put her staff at risk, the California Democrat said.
Home addresses and cellphone numbers mysteriously popped up on Wikipedia as Republican senators questioned Brett Kavanaugh.
The anonymity of the internet combined with a lack of legal repercussions empowers trolls to enact violence online and off.
The internet has a problem with cyberbullying. Technology is both the culprit and the solution. The internet is capable of
As I discussed in a previous post, people must change their behavior in order to truly change their reputation - if your bad behavior got you into trouble in the first place.
Twitter's troll problem is not new, and by their own admission it has been a huge issue. Twitter is a private platform, just like comment sections in news outlets, so it can control the trolling any way it wishes, but it hasn't.
Photos of my immediate family members that had passed away were sent to me with vile messages -- some blaming me for their deaths. I was tweeted pictures of my house, along with messages asking if I would rather be shot or stabbed.
From doxxing (releasing of personal information, including home address and telephone numbers) to death threats and coordinated campaigns of bullying and harassment, it seems that any dissent or disagreement -- no matter how measured or mild -- can be met with nuclear levels of anonymous, shadowy malevolence.
The malignant only threaten those who make inroads, who carve out spaces where they can be heard and can affect change, who realize their independent and collective power and wield it, from every dark corner into every dark corner.
She also disagreed with the idea that Nakamoto might be in some danger because of her story: To which one tweeter responded