Linked by Howard Fosdick on Wed 25th Jan 2012 06:58 UTC
Editorial Why do people troll? Can we prevent trolling or limit the damage trolls do? Here are some thoughts on trollology derived from academic studies and web research.
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RE[5]: OverANALizing
by Gestahlt on Wed 25th Jan 2012 22:28 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: OverANALizing"
Gestahlt
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2011-10-17

This is the great thing about the net. You can hide behind your nickname and do stuff you usually dont. For example:
Arab spring.

Imagine you will get arrested for an opinion or hey, lets call it regime trolling.

But i know what you are about. I dont mind if someone over the web tries to throw cranberries at me. Its called selective cognition. In the web if you dont want to read or react, you dont have to. If you feel like it, do it.

And that is f***ing great!
You want freedom? Then give freedom! Even to those who might annoy or offend you. This is a matter of principle and should apply to everybody.

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